API Updates for October 2021

API Updates

The next Kintone update is on 11th October 2021. The release also includes the following API updates.

Update Summary

October’s update introduces an API that updates Groups.

Also, User API requests will have stricter rules. All requests with incorrect URLs, such as those ending with “.json.json”, will result in an error.

Kintone JavaScript API

Spec changes

  • The Kintone platform’s update for October will include an update where records with Related Records fields will have faster loading times. Fields other than the Related Records field will be loaded first. After this, users will be able to view the record while the data for the Related Records field loads. Due to this change, event trigger timings for Apps with the Related Records field will be altered.
    • Relevant Events
    • Details
      • Before the change:
        • The relevant events will be triggered after all fields are displayed.
      • After the change:
        • The relevant events will be triggered after all fields other than the Related Records fields are displayed.
      • Kintone domains can postpone this update until February 2022 by disabling it in the Kintone Administration’s Update Options setting.

User API

New Features

  • A new API will be added to update Groups.
    • Related APIs
      • /v1/groups.json [PUT]

Spec changes

  • The User API requests will be stricter, so all requests with incorrect URLs will result in an error.
    • Relevant APIs
    • Details
      • There are no impact to User API requests with correctly written URLs, such as those ending in “/v1/users.json”.
      • User API requests with incorrect URLs, such as those ending in “/v1/users.json.json”, will result in an error.