API Updates for May 2021

The next Kintone update is 10th May 2021. The release also includes the following API updates.

Update Summary

The May updates for the Kintone platform include features to show/hide widgets in Spaces. Due to this, API updates for May include new features and enhancements related to these feature updates.

Kintone JavaScript API

New Features

  • The Onload Events for Spaces will trigger at a new timing.
    • Relevant APIs
    • Details
      • Before the update: The event triggers after all widgets are rendered.
      • After the update: The event will trigger after all non-hidden widgets are rendered.

Enhanced Features

  • JavaScript APIs that create URLs from shortened paths will be enhanced to take in paths ending in ".json".
    • Relevant APIs
    • Details
      As an example, kintone.api.url('/k/v1/records.json') produces the following results:
      • Before the update: https://{subdomain}.kintone.com/k/v1/record.json.json
      • After the update: https://{subdomain}.kintone.com/k/v1/record.json
    • Notes
      • The Kintone REST API Request will also be able to process requests where the path is stated with a ".json".
        e.g. kintone.api('/k/v1/record.json', 'GET', ... )

Kintone REST API

New Features

  • Additional parameters will be added to the response of the Get Space API.
    • Relevant APIs
    • Details
      • The additional parameters below represent the display status of the Space widgets:
        • showAnnouncement: The "Announcement" widget
        • showAppList: The "Apps" widget
        • showMemberList: The "People" widget
        • showThreadList: The "Threads" widget
        • showRelatedLinkList: The "Related Apps & Spaces" widget
    • Notes
      • The display status is available for Spaces with the "Enable multiple threads" option turned on.
      • Single-threaded spaces will respond with null in these parameters.

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