How to Upload Files to Alibaba Cloud Object Storage with Node.js

Requirements

For you to follow through with this tutorial you will require the following:

  1. Subscribe to the Alibaba Cloud Object Storage Service to get secret access keys.
  2. Run Node.js and npm on your machine. Node.js Downloads contains further information on how to go about Node installation.

In summary, you will require an Alibaba Cloud account, Object Storage Service, Node.js, npm and access keys to your OSS service.

How to Add Access Keys to the Credentials File

To begin with, the Alibaba Cloud OSS supports RESTful API operations and SDKs for most languages. In this tutorial, we are going to use the open-source OSS JavaScript SDK for node.js. We need to first install the ali-oss like so:

npm install ali-oss

Noteworthy, there are two modes that you can choose from; synchronous and asynchronous modes.

To use in synchronous mode, you may additionally use it in conjunction with co. Install co like so:

npm install co

The asynchronous mode supports callback.

Then you can go to How to Use Node.js to Upload Files to Alibaba Cloud Object Storage to check how to initialize the Client, install dependencies, create the front-end App, set up server with express and then upload the files.

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There are some documentation may be useful to you.

This topic describes how to install Node.js. Demos in the official documents are based on SDK 6.X. For SDKs of earlier versions, see Document for 5.X SDK.

Currently, Function Compute supports the Node.js 6.10 (runtime version 6) and Node.js 8.9.0 (runtime version 8).

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There are some products which can help you to optimize your experience on Node.js.

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We also have some courses to help you excel in the tools.

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Reference:https://www.alibabacloud.com/blog/how-to-upload-files-to-alibaba-cloud-object-storage-with-node-js_594771?spm=a2c41.12860475.0.0

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