News: Articles for Nov 2017

  • 2017/11/30

    New options for template message images

    We have released imageAspectRatio, imageSize, and imageBackgroundColor fields for Buttons and Carousel template messages. Using these fields, you can configure the aspect ratio, size, and background color for images used in template messages. For more information, see the reference documentation below.

  • 2017/11/27

    LINE URL scheme information released

    We've added an article about the LINE URL scheme to our LINE Login and Messaging API documentation. You can use the URL schemes to help your users navigate to specific content such as the camera, location, or settings screens in LINE. The LINE URL scheme can be used in your bot (Messaging API) from within LINE or in your native or web apps to automatically open LINE.

    See the new articles below.

  • 2017/11/10

    LINE Login and Messaging API glossaries

    To help you better understand the terms and concepts used in our documentation, we've added glossaries for both LINE Login and Messaging API.

    Check them out using the links below.

  • 2017/11/08

    Specification change for rich menu resources

    We've made changes to the response of the rich menu resources of the Messaging API listed below. When sending a request to delete or upload a rich menu or to link or unlink a rich menu for a user, the LINE Platform will now return a 200 status code and an empty JSON object on success instead of returning only a 200 status code.

    See the updated API reference documentation below.

  • 2017/11/01

    LINE API Expert program released

    We have released the new "LINE API Expert" program which was announced at LINE Developer Day 2017. This program recognizes skilled engineers, who have a deep understanding of the various APIs provided by LINE and are active in the community, by giving them the title of "LINE API expert." To apply for the program, visit the [LINE API Expert][expert] page.

    The kind of "experts" we are looking for

    We expect the following three things of the LINE API experts who represent this program.

    • A discerning eye and high overall technical abilities as an engineer
    • Deep understanding and development experience with developer APIs/SDKs provided by LINE
    • Active engagement in the developer community

    Incentives await

    Everyone recognized as a LINE API expert is a valuable partner to LINE and we will provide various incentives to support the activities of our experts. Below are some examples.

    • We will provide LINE API experts with early-access to LINE developer products and will provide opportunities to give feedback directly to our LINE development teams and CTO.
    • We will provide venues for seminars and hackathons and dispatch evangelists and engineer support staff.

    For more information about the incentives, see the LINE API Expert page.

    Accepting invitations now!

    Although applications will be screened, there are no specific requirements necessary for applying. We are looking forward to your applications and to working together with engineers who are eager to be leaders in the LINE developer community and are striving to reach their next step as developers.