Webex for Developers Newsletter – September 2022September 19, 2022
The 🌻September🌻 Webex for Developers newsletter is here, delivering all the latest happenings with the Webex platform, community, and ecosystem.
🆕 Developer Platform Updates🆕
As usual, the Webex Developer platform has more new updates to learn more about this month. First, Webex Developer Evangelist, Aaron Burns, walks us through some great New Features in the Webex Meetings API:
- Closed captions (also called meeting transcripts), are now retrievable from the API without needing to record the meeting itself.
- The creation and management of break-out sessions is now available.
- Administrators can now retrieve complete meeting data for a user, even if they belong to an organization with multiple sites, with the new
In addition to the Meetings API updates, Cisco Product Manager for Identity Management & Security, Nick Wooler, introduces another new feature: Login with Webex on Developer Applications and 3rd Party Platforms. This was a common feature request, and we are excited to announce its availability. One of the more noteworthy aspects of Login with Webex is that it allows devices without a keyboard, such as an automobile, to authenticate on the Webex platform, making it a frictionless user experience.
🎤 Upcoming Webinars & Events🎤
The Webex team & Cisco has some great developer live and virtual events taking place in the upcoming weeks that you won’t want to miss. Here’s what our developer community can look forward to:
September Public Webinar 💻: Building Webex Embedded Apps with Intention
On September 28th @ 10am Pacific, join Senior Webex Developer Evangelist, David Liedle, for some hands-on instruction and advice on how to manage your Webex Embedded Apps project. Register here now to catch it live!
WebexOne 2022 🎊
Join us for WebexOne - a two-day virtual event, where we'll explore how to transform collaboration with the Webex platform to help your company succeed at hybrid work. The region event dates are as follows:
- October 25-26 Americas
- October 26-27 EMEA & APJC
WebexOne 2022 will also include developer-focused sessions and workshops that will expand on the available APIs, integrations, Embedded Apps, and more. Register for free to reserve your spot today!
Develop with Cisco 🏗
On October 18th, Cisco is holding another virtual event in the Develop with Cisco series: “Lessons Learned from Cloud-Native Developers”. This event will feature an all-star line-up of speakers representing the cutting edge of software and application development, along with other presenters ranging from Technical Founders to Enterprise Software Developers. They’ll cover topics around successful best practices, valuable lessons learned, and future trends in software. This event will have something for every developer – see the full agenda to learn more!
📺 Now Available: August Developer Webinar Recording 📺
In case you had missed the most recent Webex Developer webinar that took place on August 24th - Building a Webex Meetings Application with the Webex REST APIs – the recording is now available to watch on the events page. In this session, the presenters will walk you through the process of creating, reading, updating, and deleting Webex meetings via the Webex REST APIs.
As a reminder, the events page linked above also has the other past webinar recordings and the schedule for upcoming Webex Developer sessions. Check out it today!
📝 New How-to Blog 📝
Webex Widgets make it quick and straightforward to embed Webex functionality inside web apps. In a great new blog post, Making the Webex Meetings Widget Magical, Technical Solutions Specialist, Nivetha Jayakumar, shows us how we can easily add the Webex Meetings Widget to a React project by installing Webex Module using NPM.
🪵 Webex API Changelog Rollcall 🪵
The Webex API Changelog keeps on rolling with more new items. Here are some significant entries recently noted there: