Would you be totally flabbergasted if we told you that in addition to rebuilding Vimeo from the ground up, we've ALSO constructed a brand new site for developers who want to rock the Vimeo APIs? Well, start flabbering your gasts* — because it's true.

We're happy to announce our brand new developer site: developer.vimeo.com! Our API is all grown up and ready to move into its own 1 bed / 1.5 bath subdomain. Laundry is just around the corner.

Right now you're probably staring incredulously at your screen while yelling, "Whoa!!! Tell me some of the amazing features of this new dev site so I can continue my quest to conquer all technology!!!" You got it. Check our techniques:

OAuth tokens provided
We now generate an OAuth token for you when you create an app — this way you don't have to set up a temporary page to authorize when you only want to interact with your account. Just copy and paste into your app. OAuth awesomeness!

Simplified documentation and navigation
Life is complicated enough, so we've tried to streamline our documentation wherever possible. Now, instead of having to look at multiple pages of docs, you'll find what you need on one page, reducing the need to jump around. And just like your favorite library book about deep sea creatures that somehow survive in complete darkness, our documentation now has a table of contents. Just flip to the section you're looking for!

Clearer upload requests
Upload requests now take the form of a more straightforward questionnaire. This enables us to get right down to bizness and reduce the back and forth involved in approving your app for uploading. Because time is money, people.

Integrated playground
The Advanced API method list now has the playground baked right into it, so you can easily get involved in some hot call-and-response action.

A suave new look
Night time is the right time for accessing data via the API. Turn the lights down, pour yourself a beverage, and kick back with some stone cold support from us.

Enjoy our new site for developers!

*We have no idea what this means, but it feels good if you say it out loud.

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37 Comments

Dave Kiss

Dave Kiss PRO

This makes me happy. Thanks, Brad.

If I visit developer.vimeo.com/apps while logged out, it redirects me to a login page and then brings me to developer.vimeo.com/apps after I log in. Is there any way to offer the same functionality for developer.vimeo.com/apps/new (which, if logged out, brings me to a 404)?

Another thought: would it be insecure to have a callback url field to which you could send the preset access tokens while creating a new app?

The Film Artist

The Film Artist Plus

Excellent, Vimeo is a great resource for the best creatively content on the web it would be fantastic to tap into and develop something more from it, it's a step in the right direction:)

waqas

waqas

thanks jano

BmxReplay.Com

BmxReplay.Com Plus

Not real impressed. Faster upload speeds now that would make a difference.

Ryan Paterson

Ryan Paterson Plus

I agree. The uploading and streaming is so slow.... now we have new ways of making people wait for videos to load before giving up...

If it ever speeds up, then I will be excited :)

waqas

waqas

thanks jano

Valentin

Valentin

Просто всё супер

Rodrigo Orellana

Rodrigo Orellana

Hey. I'm from Chile, South America. I need to talk to vimeo. How I can contact you?

kabab

kabab

все зачетно )

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