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Cloud providers
The kepler.gl application does not have a backend, however it offers integration point for optional commercial backends. Each backend can integrate with kepler by adding a "cloud provider" object to kepler's global list of cloud providers.
These objects must implement certain minimal set of methods, and can optionally immplement others, depending on the capability of the backend.
The set of methods available for cloud providers to implement is subject to change as new features are added to the front-end.

Cloud Provider Object

A "cloud provider" object provides:
    a name and an icon
    any service specific methods (such as uploadFile)
    a set of oauth2 methods to plug into the authentication flow and get access tokens
Cloud-providers providers can implement the following properties
Field/method
Description
Required?
name
Name of the provider
required
displayName
Display name
icon
React Element to render as Icon
thumbnail
Size of the thumbnail image of the map that required by the provider
hasPrivateStorage
To participate in kepler's build-in private map saving function
required
hasSharingUrl
To participate in kepler's build-in share map via URL function
required
getShareUrl
To show user the shared Url of the map
getMapUrl
To update browser location once a map has been saved / loaded
getAccessToken
To participate in kepler's built-in oauth login routes
getUserName
To display user name of the logged in user
login
Method called to perform user login
required
logout
Method called to logout an user
required
uploadMap
Method called to upload map to storage
required
listMaps
Method called to load a catalog of maps saved by the current user
required
downloadMap
MEthod called to download a specific map
required

Adding a new Cloud Provider

An instance of the provider is added to array of cloud providers in the file src/cloud-providers/providers.js then passed to kepler.gl demo app. An example provider: Dropbox Provider
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import {Provider} from 'kepler.gl/cloud-providers';
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class MyProvider extends Provider {
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constructor() {
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this.name = 'foo';
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this.displayName = 'My Provider';
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}
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// ... other required methods below
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}
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const myProvider = new MyProvider();
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const App = () =>
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<KeplerGl
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mapboxApiAccessToken={AUTH_TOKENS.MAPBOX_TOKEN}
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id="map"
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cloudProviders={[myProvider]}
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/>
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Cloud Provider Instance Fields and Methods

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