2017 - June Newsletter
Please be aware of the following important items:
- A webinar about newly released features will be held on June 13 at 9:00 am MDT.
- Sometime during the quarter, we will introduce api.familysearch.org which will run the same platform API's. Developers will be encouraged to move to the domain which will offer a minor performance improvement. When made available, an announcement will be posted to FSDN and details will be included in the following newsletter.
June 2017 Changes
Ordinance Reservations (OSS) endpoints will be shut off on June 6th.
Pending Modification Changes
The following pending modifications will go live as scheduled on June 6th.
|full-descendancy||Return all spouses (instead of only one) when reading the descendancy resource. When this modification is active, additional persons will be returned with a non-standard descendancy number. For more information about the non-standard numbering, see the documentation of the Descendancy resource.|
There are no certification changes due in June.
|Update/Create/Delete Portraits||The api now supports the ability for users to set their preferred portrait image per ancestor for details see the example requests found here. https://familysearch.org/developers/docs/api/tree/Person_Portraits_resource|
|Change message on source description update||Support for a reason statement on a source description update has been added.|
|Support for thumbnail links on PDF memories.||Thumbnail images were previously provided for images, but NOT PDF’s. Thumbnail images are now included for PDF documents.|
Sept 2017 Changes
There are no new API endpoints scheduled to go live in September.
Pending Modifications Changes
There are no new Pending Modification changes scheduled to go live in September.
No required certification changes will be due in September.
For more information on the FamilySearch API change process, please see the API Evolution Guide.