API Updates for Feburary 2016

API Updates

Kintone will be updated on the night of February 11th (Pacific time). Below are the effects of the update on the Kintone API.

Kintone REST API

New features

  • Specifying record numbers in API queries using “$id”
    The record number field can be specified using “$id” when being specified in an API query, instead of specifying its field code.
    To specify the Record Number field inside a Related Records field, specify it as <related_records_field_code>.$id
  • Kintone REST APIs will support Department Selection fields and Group Selection fields Kintone REST APIs will support the Department Selection fields and Group Selection fields that will be added in the Kintone update on February 11th
    *The Department Selection fields and Group Selection fields are fields similar to the User Selection field, where only Departments or Groups can be selected as values inside the field.

Bug fixes

  • the Get Records API (records.json) returning incorrect responses under specific conditions
    • Before the fix, the Get Records API (records.json) returned incorrect responses when the following conditions where met:
      • the query used an “or” operator
      • the “order by” option of the query specified a Single-line text field or a Link field
    • After the fix, the correct response will be returned.
  • the Get Records API (records.json) returning incorrect responses when used on apps with multiple Attachment fields
    • Before the fix, the Get Records API (records.json) returned incorrect responses when the following conditions where met:
      • the specified app consisted of more than 1 Attachment field
      • the query specified an Attachment field
      • the query specified the “like” operator In this case, the response contained results where the “like” operator was used against all Attachment fields inside the app.
    • After the fix, the response will contain results where the “like” operator was used only against the Attachment fields specified in the query.

Kintone JavaScript API

New features

  • New APIs
    • Open Field Group API
      This API opens and closes Field Groups using the JavaScript API, on the Record Create, Record Edit and Record Details page.
  • Kintone JavaScript APIs will support Department Selection fields and Group Selection fields
    Kintone JavaScript APIs will support the Department Selection fields and Group Selection fields that will be added in the Kintone update on February 11th.
    *The Department Selection fields and Group Selection fields are fields similar to the User Selection field, where only Departments or Groups can be selected as values inside the field.

Bug fixes