Designing our web interface
To interact with the filesystem, we'll want an interface that displays all of the current files with the version, last modified time, and alerts to changes, and allows drag-and-drop creation/replacement of files.
Getting a list of files will be simple, as we'll grab them directly from our
file_manager Couchbase bucket. Changes will be sent through our file manager process via TCP, which will trigger an API call, illuminating changes to the file for our web user.
A few of the methods we've used here are duplicates of the ones we used in the backup process and could certainly benefit from some consolidation; still, the following is the code for the web server, which allows uploads and shows notifications for changes: