how to use Amazon S3 like you use CloudApp

posted on 14/04/2013 07:33

CloudApp has a pretty nice user experience. If you want to upload a file, all you have to do is drag it to the cloud icon on your taskbar and it’s automatically uploaded—and copied to your clipboard. It’s simple and gratifying to use, but I wanted a little more control and to avoid paying. I built something similar that uses Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) as storage and a Python script in Mac OS X Automator. Here’s how to do it. […]