Today, July 26th, 2021, begins the roll out of Box Sign! Programmatically harness the full functionality of the Box Sign web app experience by leveraging our newest API endpoints to create, list, resend, and cancel Box Sign requests.

Box Sign must be rolled out to your enterprise before use of…


In our ongoing effort to make it easier than ever to onboard to the Box API, we are excited to announce the release of our newest quick start guide: Learn to use the Box CLI.

The Box CLI is a user-friendly command line tool which allows both technical and non-technical users to leverage the Box API to perform routine or bulk actions. There is no need to write any code, as these actions are executed through a set of commands.

This quick start takes you through the following steps:

  1. Create, configure, and authorize a Box application
  2. Install and configure the CLI
  3. Run commands with the CLI
  4. Use flags and bulk commands

Did you find this new quick start guide helpful? If so, please give this post a like or let us know your feedback in the comments. We’d love to hear from you!


Whether it is your first time using the Box API or you are a Box Admin tasked with authorizing custom applications, it is critical you understand the security mechanisms in place to protect content stored in Box. By the end of this post, I hope you walk away with a…


We are excited to announce a new server authentication method: Client Credentials Grant. Prior to today, we required a public/private key pair and assertion to verify an application’s identity and retrieve an Access Token. …


In an effort to streamline the app creation process and get you to your first API call as fast as possible, we simplified our new app creation flow! There are now three types of applications: Custom Apps, Limited Access Apps, and Box Custom Skills. We added plain language to describe…

Kourtney Meiss

Box Developer Advocate 📦

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