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Sendbird, a popular communications platform that offers solutions for chat, voice, and video, has released a new SDK that will enable developers to integrate the company’s solutions into the Unreal gaming engine. This SDK is a direct response to the proliferation of in-game chat functionality.
Sendbird, a popular communications infrastructure platform, has announced a new tier of API access that targets developers and provides free use of the company’s Sendbird Chat API. Additionally, the company has committed to keeping this access plan free forever.
Meta announced that developers will now be able to apply for beta access to the WhatsApp Business Platform, a product that provides access to business APIs that enable communications with customers to be easily scaled and automated. Beta access includes a generous amount of free test connections.
Stream, an API-first company that provides the infrastructure for building social networks, activity streams, and activity feeds, has announced several advancements to the company’s platform. The updates include new SDKs for Angular, SwiftUI, and Unreal Engine.
Sendbird has announced new developer-centric features to its platform, headlined by the expansion of offline messaging to all Sendbird SDKs. Additionally, the company is announcing a new developer push notification and debugging tool and new message threading capabilities for the Sendbird UIKit.
Bots offer the convenience and economics of getting tasks done without human interactions, so it's no wonder developers are often on the lookout for the best Bots APIs to add bot functions to applications. Here are seven top Bots APIs from the ProgrammableWeb API directory.
The popularity of chat APIs has risen in recent years. Companies can use Chat APIs to help engage with customers during a sales process and the most popular ones enable organizations to provide real-time customer support, allowing them to offer greater overall customer-centricity.
Sendbird, a mobile communications services provider, has added a new FAQ chatbot to Sendbird Desk, the company’s platform for orchestrating embeddable live chat support. By leveraging this new product customers can offload quick questions to AI, freeing up live agents for more in-depth support.
Stream has announced that its React, React Native, Flutter, and Android (Kotlin, Java, & Jetpack Compose) SDKs have been updated for native support of app localization (l10n) and internationalization (i18on). These advancements greatly enhance the platform's ability to support global products.
Stream.IO, a provider of chat and activity feed services, has announced updates to the company’s Chat SDKs for Android and iOS that add new features and improve network performance. The Stream Chat Android SDK is now on version 4.6.0 and the iOS SDK moves to 3.1.0.
Sendbird has announced several updates to its chat offerings that the company hopes will allow developers to better adapt to a communication environment that has been reshaped by COVID-19. These Updated include new partitioning options for Open Channels, IP whitelisting, and message threading.
Chat applications are hugely popular these days, and developers wanting to add chat functions to applications need to find the most suitable APIs to accomplish this task. In this article, we highlight the eleven most popular Chat APIs based on website traffic on ProgrammableWeb.
Earlier this year Sendbird announced the Sendbird Calls API to add platform support for voice and video capabilities over IP. Since that time the company had been updating the API and has now announced a new self-service option for the Sendbird Calls APIs.
Sendbird has launched a new Announcements API that is intended to allow developers to build tools for communicating with large user bases about promotional marketing and messages. This new API will allow for these messages to be seamlessly integrated into public and private group chats.
In this article, we provide instructions on how to quickly implement the Sendbird UIKit for iOS and deploy fully-featured messaging using pre-built UI and messaging UX. Sendbird UIKit for iOS is essentially a combination of user interface tooling and the Sendbird Chat SDK for iOS.
Sendbird has announced the addition of voice and video calling APIs to augment its existing chat and messaging API offering. The technology relies on the World Wide Web Consortium's WebRTC standard and offers customers an opportunity to consolidate their in-app communications down to one vendor.
On Monday, Discord Tweeted that it increased its capacity by 20% in order to make sure that those isolating themselves due to the Coronavirus could continue to text, video and voice chat without interruption. Less than an hour later, the service was completely unavailable due to server outages.
SendBird, a provider of chat API services for mobile and web applications, today announced significant platform additions designed to make chat easy and accessible to any tech-driven company, from ride-sharing services to marketplaces to online communities to dating apps.
Twilio has released a beta version of its Conversations API. The unified API allows developers to aggregate messages across channels (SMS, MMS, Chat, and WhatsApp) into a single conversation. Additionally, administrators can control the conversation and supplement with experiential features.