Thank you to everyone who took the time to register and/or attend yesterday's webinar!  In total, we had over 100+ people register, and 50+ attend.  We are definitely working on our formula on how to improve the value of these webinars to increase attendance and help build our developer eco-system.  Please feel free to leave comments in the blog post below, or keep an eye out for discussions calling out for feedback/speaker requests (such as: What Spotlight Presentation(s) Do You Want at the Q3-2014 Jive Developer Webinar? ).

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Q3-2014 Jive Developer Webinar Materials

Below you will find links to the recording along with questions and feedback obtained during the webinar.

Attached you will find the presentation slides.

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For any questions about this webinar, you can use the comments (below) or post a question in the Jive Developers community.

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Click here to play the WebEx Recording

For those who cant use WebEx, we upload an MP4 here.
(Note: we ran into an issue with codec from WebEx, during the ARF conversion, so the video quality is poor, but audio is clear).



The following were questions asked during the webinar:

  • Q: What is the URL for the w/Jive SDK Instructions
  • Q: Is there a way to retrieve a list of users from jive?
  • Q: Is there any new about themes customization and development?
    • A: Jive continues to invest in the Theme Wizard tool that allows customers to deploy rich themes without the need for doing custom theme development.  In terms of the Theme Editor in the Admin Console, there are currently no items on the roadmap except any relevant bugs that might be reported.
  • Q: Is it possible to customize a plugin templates file in a custom jive theme ?
    • A: The Theme Editor (not Wizard) allows you to edit known theme Jive files.  Any additional files in the theme, or from a plugin, are not editable via the Admin Console editor.
  • Q: Can you recommend prerecorded webinars and training documents for people just getting started with Jive development?
  • Q: IIs there any plan in the roadmap to allow for easier packaging or deployment of Message Templates?
    • A: xWhile technically possible to inject anything into a JAR file, the outcome you are trying to
  • Q: Is there any jive developer kind of certification being studied?
    • A: This is a discussion that is on-going, and any updates on this subject will definitely be shared in the Developer Community prominently.  Unfortunately, we do not have any timelines or milestones to share at this time.
  • Q:  I am currently looking at the databases for the first time in cloud admin for my community. Will I be able to download any data from Jive as far as users, analytics, etc.?
  • Q: Any update on including a document hard-delete api?
    • A: I've marked this request again for internal consideration.  It is currently working through the process; however, given how new this request is... I do not expect anything in this upcoming cloud cycle, but will need to wait to hear back from engineering on the priorities.
  • Q: Is there a way to deploy add-ons without requiring the registration call?
  • Q: Are there plans to allow us to put OpenSocial gadgets on the Overview page?
    • A: That feature is under consideration.    It's also worth noting that with the new Pages feature ... Tiles can make their way to custom pages.  While not exactly a full 1:1 feature



  • Q:  Derek Hunter - Are there any enhancements to tag management?
    • A: I'm following up with our Producteev and Core product managers internally to see what they say about this one.  Will ask them to respond via the comments or directly to you.  Stay tuned.
  • Q:Jens Goldhammer - Is Producteev planned for hosting on premise?
  • Q:  John Reynolds Is there any plan in the roadmap to allow for easier packaging or deployment of Email/Message Templates?
    • A:  I'm following up with internal product management on this one.  To my knowledge there are no planned roadmap items for this functionality.
  • Q: Is there a way to interact with Sharepoint other than having to install a solution on the Sharepoint server side ?
    • A: I'm following up with internal product management on this one.  In the meantime, I would perhaps raise any detailed questions in the The specified item was not found. community.