Upload Files in a Browser Using Drag and Drop

A few weeks ago, while attending an IT conference, I heard one of the developers saying that the next version of their webapp will allow users to upload the files from their desktop using simple drag&drop. I immediately thought it’s a great feature in some scenarios:

  • you can simply drop the file you working with to the browser instead of using the upload button and going through all you directory hierarchy to point it
  • you can upload many files at once
  • you get rid of those ugly upload fields and buttons

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