Automatically Analyze Video with Parallelized Object Detection and Localization

Automatically Analyze Video with Parallelized Object Detection and LocalizationRead More

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In this blog post, we will discuss Filestack Object Detection and Localization API in video frames . This process  falls under  the “Video Captioning” category of processing, which refers to any process of describing video frames and showing it as the result. Our main objective is to divide the entire video file into individual frames, shrinking the […]

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Create Your Own Google Drive OAuth Application

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Do you plan to allow your customers to sign in to their account on your website through Google Drive? Do you want a streamlined process that makes it easy for your customers? Do you want to start using Google Drive as part of your business? A simple solution is setting up OAuth for Google Drive. What is […]

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Form Submission with the Android File Upload Widget

Form Submission with the Android File Upload WidgetRead More

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Are you having issues getting a working Android file upload widget? Does it seem that most solutions you try get overly complicated when you attempt implementation? Do they end up making things worse? FileStack’s Android file upload widget simplifies the process of adding an upload option to your Android solution. Our tutorial walks you through the process […]

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Setup oauth on OneDrive for Business

Filestack Tutorial: Setup OAuth on OneDrive for BusinessRead More

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Filestack Tutorial: Setup OAuth on OneDrive for Business In this edition of Filestack Tutorials, you will learn the basics of setting up OAuth on OneDrive for Business. First, you’ll create your Microsoft Azure OAuth application, then configure it for OneDrive access, and finally integrate it with your Filestack application. The tutorial will help you create your Microsoft […]

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Filestack Tutorials: Security

Filestack Tutorials: SecurityRead More

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In this edition of Filestack Tutorials, you will learn the basics of using Filestack’s security and policy. Topics include: Accessing and using the Filestack Security Builder in your developer portal Customizing your Call permissions Understanding your Base64 encoded Policy Setting your security policy expiration date How your security signature is generated and utilized The importance […]

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Filestack Tutorials: Image Transformations

Filestack Tutorials: Image TransformationsRead More

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In this video tutorial, you will learn the basics of using Filestack’s image transformations. Topics include: A summary of our image transformations How to use our image transformation tool Using the Polaroid transformation Customizing transformation parameters Understanding a transformation in the content of a Filestack URL Enjoy, and please leave your questions in the comment […]

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Filestack Tutorials: Setting Up The Picker

Filestack Tutorials: Setting Up The PickerRead More

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  In this video tutorial, you will learn the basics of setting up the Filestack Picker. Topics include: Navigating your Developer Portal Choosing allowed filetypes Specifying upload sources Understanding your file data Utilizing a Filestack URL Generating your Picker code Enjoy! Like this tutorial? Check out our next one on Image Transformations

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8 Steps to Generating Content Aware ImagesRead More

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There are many image resizing/cropping technologies available on the market, but almost none of them answer a simple question: how do I resize an image that preserves the relevant visual information without distorting the content? How do I make content aware images? Every front end developer or designer can relate to this situation: mocking up content […]

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Google Drive API Upload Example in Action

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Google Drive is an extremely popular platform for creating, editing, and storing documents. Over 800 million users keep more than 2 trillion files on Google Drive. Whether your application uploads resumes, blog posts, slide shows, or other documents, you can benefit from integrating the Google Drive API to allow your users to upload directly from […]

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Upload from Google Photos API

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Google Photos has been in hyper growth mode since its transformation from Picasa, currently boosting more than 500 million monthly users. With sharing capabilities and added intelligence, Google Photos strives to make camera rolls obsolete.  As a developer building a file uploader, you can stay ahead of the curve by allowing your users to upload […]

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Add Uploading Functionality To Your WordPress Site with the Filestack WordPress Upload PluginRead More

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Do you need to add file upload functionality to your WordPress site but none of the available plugins are streamlined enough or powerful enough to your liking? The Filestack WordPress Upload plugin can help! The Filestack WordPress Upload plugin allows you or your users to upload images, documents, and videos directly from Facebook, Instagram, Google […]

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Recreate Silicon Valley’s Not Hotdog App with Filestack’s Tagging FeatureRead More

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Deep learning has gone from sci-fi concept to industry buzzword within only a matter of years. What started as proof-of-concepts and enhanced facial recognition software quickly ballooned into state-of-the-art image and speech recognition, video analysis, behavioral predictions and untold other successes, where the goal was specific enough and the dataset large enough to benefit from […]

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Filestack Tutorial For Beginners: Part 2 WatermarkRead More

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Welcome Back! Hello, and welcome back to the Filestack Tutorial For Beginners. If you have not seen the first half then check it out here. Otherwise, let’s keep making progress on our watermarking application. Perform a Transformation: Watermark Working with Uploaded Files: The Filestack Handle At this point you are probably wondering: “Okay, I understand […]

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Ansible: AcceleratedRead More

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So, you’ve been using Ansible, and have realized it can be really slow. You ask, why is Ansible slow? The answer is simple. Ansible uses ssh as a ‘transport layer’, which starts a new connection for every task in a playbook. This is not ideal, but luckily, we can change this behavior with a few simple steps. How […]

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Improve Your Workflow with Cache and DebugRead More

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In my last few articles we discussed several features that make Filestack’s API such a big game changer in your development process. We compared Filestack pick function with a more traditional approach to handle files upload in the article “Comparing Node & JQuery File Upload vs Filestack” showing that it allows for fast development and no hassle when […]

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Create an Awesome Photo Collage with React and FilestackRead More

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A photo collage is a popular way of sharing amazing moments in our lives. From exotic vacations, to crazy parties, to romantic seaside weddings and more, collages capture many moments to create one multifaceted composite. As a printing application, the ability to upload pictures and create photo collages for your customers is an absolute must-have. The are a few open […]

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Comparing Node & JQuery File Upload vs FilestackRead More

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We often recommend using Filestack to upload files. But why is Filestack really better than building your own file uploader from scratch? Does Filestack actually save you time and provide more capabilities? First things first… What is Filestack? If you’re not familiar with Filestack, it is an end-to-end file upload and management solution. Through our JavaScript […]

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Take a Screenshot with Filestack and ReactRead More

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Taking screenshots is common for those of us who live on our phones and laptops. Sometimes we want to share glimpses of funny conversations with friends, other times, in the office for example, we take screenshots to quickly share unexpected results on our screens. Screenshots are so common that nowadays the majority of our devices offer a specific key […]

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Editing Image Example

Upscale Images with React and FilestackRead More

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I have always been amazed by the upscale processes shown in action movies. Typically, a satellite photo captures the assumed location of the villain and the picture is infinitely zoomed while preserving a great amount of details. This works pretty well in fictional stories, but when you try to enlarge an image in real life, the result […]

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Programmatically Enhance Images with Filestack and ReactRead More

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With social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter becoming staples in our lives, we regularly share moments in our lives through casual images on the web. Think about selfies: The simple term for a self-portrait photograph is a very common snapshot that invaded Facebook, Instagram and Twitter whose popularity is never decreasing. The fact […]

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Realtime Machine Learning with PyTorch and FilestackRead More

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Only a few years after its name was coined, deep learning found itself at the forefront of the digital zeitgeist. Over the course of the past two decades, online services evolved into large-scale cloud platforms, while popular libraries like Tensorflow, Torch and Theano later made machine learning integration far simpler and more efficient. Algorithms deemed intractable […]

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Compress Images Programmatically with Filestack and ReactRead More

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In recent years, we have seen an exponential increase in the number of images displayed online. Each of the 2 billion people with a smartphone is an amateur photographer, taking and sharing images regularly. Additionally, as the the capabilities of smartphone cameras continue to advance, file sizes are also trending larger. As a result, we are seeing scores of large images circulate […]

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Yahoo study finds filters increase photo views 21%, comments 45%Read More

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Photo filters are everywhere on the internet.  But do they really affect engagement? Yes.  A lot. At least according to an  interesting 2015 study from the team at Yahoo Labs and Georgia Tech called Why We Filter Our Photos and How It Impacts Engagement (PDF) which looked at the use of photo filters in the Flickr community. Based […]

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A how and why primer on video transcoding: Webm to H.264 and moreRead More

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Rendering videos seamlessly across browser types is often an arduous process for developers. It is important to consider the format and codec of a video file. Different browser types support different video codecs, which means that you need to provide multiple formats to ensure that your video renders on all browsers.   Browser Video Codec Audio […]

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Crop, Resize and Filter Photos Using JavaScript, React and the Filestack APIRead More

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Developing and maintaining an application that processes many images can be tedious and time consuming – even for the most skilled developer. Filestack strives to automate away the tedium, leaving you more time to focus on your core development. One of the ways we do this is by allowing you to crop, filter, resize, and apply more […]

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Create Profile Pictures with NodeJS, JQuery & Google MDLRead More

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In this tutorial, we will walk through using Filestack’s API to upload avatars for applications. Filestack’s team strive provide more and more sophisticated algorithms to manipulate images: This is not just for filtering or image transformations but rather to provide a complete API for users to ease app development. This is actually not the first time we […]

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