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Sometimes I use a simple editor like Notepad++ to edit my webpages on Dropbox.

Notepad++, not being an über-editor or IDE, does not track file changes for me.

But Dropbox does!!

Has anybody written a tool that is able to quickly view version history for a particular file in Dropbox? After all, saving to Dropbox is essentially like doing a commit to VCS.

Does anybody know if Dropbox exposes any API for querying past versions of a file?

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very good idea, I think someone should work on this :D –  nXqd May 9 '12 at 14:05

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You can use the current provided REST API of Dropbox

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This is nice. I envision a web-service that can provide a quick visual incremental diff interface. Sucks that you can't see all history without paying extra though (but that's understandable) –  Steven Lu May 9 '12 at 19:50
@StevenLu: Don't forget to mark right answer ;) –  nXqd May 9 '12 at 23:48
My real question is, who's already made a tool that does what I want? I suspect the answer is nobody (or the future me) but I'm gonna wait a bit longer. :) –  Steven Lu May 10 '12 at 2:40

There is also DropboxDiff by Victor Shih.

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