News: Articles for Oct 2019
Endpoint for obtaining user statistics now available in Thailand (TH)
New ID token verification endpoint released
When your back-end server receives an ID token originating from LINE Login v2.1 or the LINE SDK, you should verify that the ID token is authentic.
Previously, you had to use a JWT library or write your own decoding and verification code.
After this release, you merely have to send an HTTP request to the verification endpoint to determine if an ID token is authentic.
For instructions on verifying ID tokens, read Transfer ID token to back-end server.
LIFF v2 released
LINE Front-end Framework (LIFF) v2 is a platform for web apps provided by LINE.note Use the latest version of LIFF
LIFF v1 will be deprecated.
LIFF apps now run in external browsers
With LIFF v1, LIFF apps ran only in LINE's in-app browser. With LIFF v2, LIFF apps can also run in external browsers. This means you can develop LIFF apps using the same development environment as general web applications.
Get user profile and email
Because compatibility with LINE Login v2.1 has improved, you can retrieve a user's ID and email address from the LINE platform. Your LIFF app can use this data to provide features related to user information and sending emails.
Furthermore, you can use LINE Login (web login flow) even when your LIFF app is running in an external browser. This means you can use the same information even when the LIFF app is running in an external browser.
Read QR codes
You can start LINE's QR code reader and get the strings read by the user.
Get LIFF app environment information
You can get the following details about the environment in which your LIFF app is running:
- Operating system in which the LIFF app is running (iOS, Android, external browser)
- Whether the LIFF app is running in the in-app browser (true, false)
- Language settings
For more information, see LINE Front-end Framework.
New Messaging API endpoint for friend statistics
Notice about service outage for the Messaging API (resolved)
We'd like to inform you about a service outage regarding the Messaging API. The issue has now been resolved. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may have caused.
Date and time of outage
Date: October 4, 2019
9:00-9:02 JST (GMT+9)
10:04 JST (GMT+9)
11:00-11:08 JST (GMT+9)
12:02-12:08 JST (GMT+9)
Issue with our servers.
All Messaging API endpoints (https://api.line.me/v2/bot/*).
The API returned status code 500 for some requests.
LINE will continue to improve the quality of its services to prevent future outages. Thank you for your understanding.
New Chinese-language news page
From now on, LINE Developers News will offer selected articles in Chinese (in addition to English and Japanese), making it easier for Chinese-speaking developers to stay up-to-date on LINE development.
To change your language setting to Chinese, scroll to the bottom of the page and select "繁體中文" (Traditional Chinese) from the language menu in the page footer: