Webex for Developers Newsletter – January 2023January 26, 2023
Happy new year and welcome to the January edition of the Webex for Developers newsletter. We are excited to kickoff 2023 with some good news about upcoming live events and recent platform updates for our developer community.
You won’t want to miss the Webex for Developers team at Cisco Live in Amsterdam on February 6 - 10, 2023, who’ll be delivering some great classroom and workshop sessions inside the DevNet Zone. The leader of the Webex Developer Evangelism team, Adam Weeks, gives us a preview of these sessions in a new blog post.
📺 Webex Calling APIs Overview Webinar 📺
In the next live webinar on February 22, 2023, the Webex Developer Evangelism team will present an overview of the Webex Calling platform, to talk about the available APIs, recent updates, integration use cases, and helpful resources. Anyone can register for the live event, or watch the recording afterwards, from our webinar page.
You can also learn more about the entire Webex Calling product line in this blog post.
✨ Webex Browser SDK Updates ✨
There’s been some noteworthy updates in the Webex Browser (JS) SDK recently:
- TLS 443 support is now available to allow media connections when the default ports are blocked by a firewall. Check out the wiki update inside the official GitHub repo for more details.
- 1080p resolution for incoming/outgoing video is now available. More details can be found in the GitHub wiki.
✨ Buttons & Cards for Bots Updates ✨
There’s also been some nice improvements for Buttons & Cards in Webex messaging:
- Webex bots now supports Buttons and Cards v1.3, which allows for automated input validation, where Webex can ensure a field is being populated correctly. Senior Developer Evangelist, David Liedle, lays it out in a new blog.
- Additionally, Webex Buttons and Cards are now accessible in Android devices. Check out this Vidcast for a demo of the new experience.
🪵 Webex API Changelog Highlights 🪵
The Webex API Changelog keeps rolling on into the new year, so continue to keep a close on eye on it. Here are some noteworthy recent entries:
Breaking Change - 12/27/22: The recordings SOAP API is now deprecated. Developers should start new projects or migrate existing apps to use the recordings REST API.
Breaking Change - 1/5/23: The
participantEmailparameter is no longer supported in the list meetings API.