Files API
Added by IBM contributorIBM | Edited by Claudia R Elbourn on June 16, 2015
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The Files application of IBM® Connections enables teams to create a shared repository of files. The Files API allows application programs to add files to a collection and to read and modify existing files. External users might be partners, third parties, contractors, or vendors from outside of an organization.

Files implements the following APIs:

Subscription

Files implements the Atom Syndication Format (Atom 1.0) to serve Atom feeds that you can use in your applications to search for and retrieve files added to a collection by the people in your organization. The format documented here is what feed readers use to discover new or updated files.

Publishing

Files implements the Atom Publishing Protocol to enable you to manipulate files. Files provides a service document and some category documents. The service document contains the currently authenticated user's collections and feeds. You can use the publishing APIs in your applications to perform actions, such as adding a file to a collection. When interacting with collections to which you have owner access, you can add a file or update and delete any file. When interacting with collections to which you have Author access, you can add a file or update and delete the files that you authored.