Rashed Talukder

Introducing the JiveDev QuickStart App

Blog Post created by Rashed Talukder on May 19, 2017

jivedev QuickStart App

If you were there with us at JiveWorld17, you know that we announced the jivedev QuickStart App's availability in the Global Registry. That means that not only is it available in our sandbox AND JiveWorks community for all registered users, but also can be easily installed in your instance! For instructions how to install it on your own instance, check out: Installing an Add-on from the Global Registry.


NOTE: The Custom View Tile add-on that is generated is not compatible with Internet Explorer as it does not support many of the features found in ES6 JavaScript.



What is it? Why do I NEED to install it?

So this is probably the first question you have, and rightly so! This app allows you generate several different integrations by just copying and pasting your code into the textboxes. There are also a slew of great out of the box examples baked in. Now you can build some Jive Add-on's from right within your own instance! Getting other developer's in your organization to try extending your environment will now be even easier than ever since they'll have access to getting started without needing to navigate to here first. There is also plenty of helpful relevant links to documentation in each of the examples as well.



AND just like other add-on's in the global registry, it can also be restricted to being installed by only certain people or spaces/groups so you can manage who has the ability to generate add-on's. After you install the Add-on, you will see a gear in the "Apps Security" column of the page and pressing that gear will present you with a screen like the following:



Current Integration types

Custom View Tiles

Since CVTs are so popular these days, I tried to include as many of the most requested examples as possible. By default, you get contextual data of who and where you are, can make OSAPI HTTP requests from tile and have it render the response within the tile. It also supports instances where GALA is available and enabled and shows the different ways to get the URL of the app and assets.


Simple Stream Integrations

Similar to the SSI Builder that's been available on Simple Stream Integration Builder - Jive Developers, you can now create these powerful integrations without ever leaving your Jive Community.


OAuth Token Generator

Similar to the Try the New OAuth 2.0 Client Builder Web Tool, you can build these add-ons and reference this doc OAuth 2.0—Creating a Client and Managing Access to make calls to our REST API.


What else does it have?

We link to as many relevant pieces of documentation as possible, it's easily expandable so that we can have apps and other integration types as well if there's enough demand.


When should I install it?