Platform Introduction

If you've used Cisco Webex you know just how easy it is to meet and collaborate with your team members and customers. The Cisco Webex for Developers program opens up the power of the Webex Platform to anyone seeking to extend the Webex experience.

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The Cisco Webex for Developers program gives you the tools you need to develop applications across the entire Webex family of products and services.

Webex Meetings is a powerful conferencing solution that lets you connect with anyone, anywhere, in real time. By combining video, audio and content sharing, Webex Meetings creates an effective conferencing environment, leading to more satisfying meetings and increased productivity.

Webex Teams makes staying in sync with your teammates and customers easy. Conversations in Webex Teams take place in virtual meeting rooms called spaces. Some spaces live for a few hours while others become permanent fixtures of your team's workflow with titles like Daily Standup or Build Status. Webex Teams allows conversations to flow seamlessly between messages, video calls, and real-time whiteboarding sessions. No other solution brings together so many facets of collaboration into a single, unified platform.

Webex Devices help you build the best workplace for your team. Connect your work to the meeting room and beyond. With Webex Devices you can join Webex Meetings or participate in interactive whiteboarding sessions with Webex Teams users. The possibilities are endless.

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Getting started with the Webex APIs is easy. We have several guides and reference material available for applications which make use of the Webex REST APIs. You can use the APIs to build Bots and Integrations for Webex Teams users or perform administrative tasks. Check out Getting Started to get going.

Are you a mobile app or web developer? Or are you looking for information about integrating Webex directly in your applications? We have several SDKs available which make integrating Webex features a snap: iOS, Android, Web Apps, Node.js, Java, and several community-developed SDKs for other languages.

If you're looking for a drop-in solution to add Webex Teams functionality to your own web apps, you may be interested in our Widgets.

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If you prefer tutorials and structured lessons, definitely check out the hands-on Learning Labs by Cisco DevNet. There you'll find several self-guided training sessions, which cover a whole range of topics related to developing applications for Webex. Be sure to check them out!

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After you've built the next great Webex bot or integration, what are you going to do with it? Do you want to share it with other Webex users? If so, you should publish it on the Webex App Hub! Webex users can easily browse the App Hub from the mobile and desktop client apps and find your app. Check out the Webex App Hub submission process for details about what's needed to submit your app.

If you don't want to share your app with all Webex users, fear not, you can still share your apps among your colleagues or within your organization.

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If you ever get stuck or have a question, the Webex Developer Support team has you covered, standing by 24/7 to help you build amazing collaboration apps.

Last updated: November 8, 2018