In my previous post, we discussed how we were able to sync our files and folders with Google Drive. You can refer the post here - http://kiprosh.com/blog/google-drive-file-upload-pre-generated-file-id-for-uploads. Once we were done with the sync setup - next step is to ensure sync was accurate and timely i.e changes made in our application are accessed instantly in Google and more important changes made in Google are available in our application. We needed this without an impact on the…

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We've one Blogging application and whenever User post a new Article we wanted to show that to whom his/her post is delivered, who has opened a post or clicked.. events like that. So that User will know how many people are reading his/her post and also how often.

We were already using services of Sendgrid. Now Sendgrid provides different APIs for different purposes. Some of them I'm listing below.

1) SMTP API, 2) WEB API, 3) EVENT WEBHOOK, 4) PARSE API.

Now, We needed EVENT WEBHOOK API for…

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What are webhooks

A Webhook is a method of altering the behavior of a web page, or web application, with custom callbacks. These callbacks may be maintained, modified, and managed by third-party users and developers who may not necessarily be affiliated with the originating website or application WebHooks are an HTTP POST callback request sent to URL of a user’s choice in response to some event occurring. They offer simple and effective server to server communication without long running…

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