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@sebastianpatten sebastianpatten/index.js
Last active Apr 6, 2018

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var MapboxClient = require('mapbox');
var userName = "spatten";
// This is a private, secret access token - this one has been deleted, but gives you an idea to how it looks
var accessToken = "sk.eyJ1Ijoic3BhdHRlbiIsImEiOiJjaXpyaXIyNXgwMGFwMndwZ3R3dWg0ZmE3In0.xnEazVutD5V9PRD1rqBGxg";
const fs = require('fs');
var client = new MapboxClient(accessToken);
// The first step is to connect to MapBox to provision some temporary access credentials to Amazon's S3
client.createUploadCredentials(function(err, credentials) {
// Use aws-sdk to stage the file on Amazon S3
var AWS = require('aws-sdk');
var s3 = new AWS.S3({
accessKeyId: credentials.accessKeyId,
secretAccessKey: credentials.secretAccessKey,
sessionToken: credentials.sessionToken,
region: 'us-east-1'
function uploadComplete(err, upload) {
if(err) {
console.log("An error occured creating upload: " + err);
function putComplete(err, resp) {
if(err) {
return console.log("Error uploading file");
console.log("Instructing MapBox to create TilSet...");
// Create Vector TileSet
tileset: [userName, tilesetName].join('.'),
url: credentials.url
}, uploadComplete);
// Upload data to S3
Bucket: credentials.bucket,
Key: credentials.key,
Body: fs.createReadStream(fileName)
}, putComplete);
"name": "mapbox-upload-poc",
"version": "1.0.0",
"description": "A proof of concept for uploading to Mapbox",
"main": "index.js",
"scripts": {
"test": "echo \"Error: no test specified\" && exit 1"
"author": "Sebastian Patten",
"license": "MIT",
"dependencies": {
"aws-sdk": "^2.22.0",
"mapbox": "^1.0.0-beta6"
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