Community articleWhat's new in developing?
Added by IBM contributorIBM | Edited by IBM contributorLDD Webmaster on July 2, 2014
Rate this article 1 starsRate this article 2 starsRate this article 3 starsRate this article 4 starsRate this article 5 stars

Lists the programmatic applications that are new, changed, or deprecated in version 5.0.



Lists the programmatic applications that are new, changed, or deprecated in version 5.0.

IBM Connections 5.0


IBM Connections 5.0: New APIs

Common API

The applications are more consistently using a common set of parameters.

Activities

There are no new APIs being introduced for this application in this release.

Blogs

The documentation in Blogs Atom entry types has been updated.

Comments Atom adds elements to indicate whether the user can edit and delete the comment.

Author element in atom adds sub element to identify whether the person is external user.

Bookmarks

There are no new APIs being introduced for this application in this release.

Calendar

The documentation has been updated to add the timezone element in event Community event content.

Author element adds sub element to identify whether the person is external user in atom Community events Atom entry types

Communities

Communities can be "re-parented". Doing a PUT with of a Community entry with an updated member can effectively change the Communities parent. See Community Entry Documentation for details.

There are two new elements in the Community entry. The can set the start page for the Community. And to determine if the Communities allows visitors. See Community Entry Documentation for details.

Files

There are new APIs being introduced for this application in this release in the areas of filesync and community-owned folders.

Forums

The documentation has been updated to cover impersonate API and retrieve questions in communities.

News repository

The News Feed APIs have been deprecated since 4.0 release, and are replaced by the OpenSocial ActivityStreams APIs, see IBM Connections Activity Stream API for details.

New public APIs for URL Preview capability are available since the 5.0 release. See URL Preview APIs.

Profiles

All profile entries now has a new attribute to indicate whether a user is a visitor or not. See Profiles entry content.

Profiles Administration

Administrator can update roles for user profiles. See Updating profile roles using Administration API

Search

The documentation has been updated to cover updates to the search APIs:


The documentation has also been revised to reflect significant revisions to the Search APIs.

Wikis

There are no new APIs being introduced for this application in this release.

Ideation Blogs

The documentation has been updated to cover the support for marking an idea as a duplicate of another idea in Blog posting content.

IBM Connections 5.0: Deprecated APIs

Search

The following APIs are being deprecated in this release.

Parent topic: Developing

Related concepts
IBM Connections APIs