We recommend you to read ChatON Platform policy before your application development. The policy includes basic principles & guidelines to follow while using ChatON Platform.
This “Getting started guide” provides a brief summary of all the important information you will need while using ChatON SDK. Please click SDK guide link to see more details.
Step 1. Learn about new updated features for ChatON SDK
ChatON API 1.0 beta had both server and client APIs. In the case of server APIs, many difficulties have been observed and reported from partners during the integration. The reported issues and difficulties have been improved with new released ChatON SDK.
The main changes on ChatON SDK are as follows.
1) Server APIs and Client APIs have been unified as one client SDK.
- Different API access keys can be issued on a single app id.
2) ChatON app authentication is used to authenticate user instead of Samsung Account authentication.
- Users can use 3rd party apps if installed ChatON app within user’s device.
3) Gaming features (Gamification) added to extend social experience.
- Gamification added to share fun among ChatON buddies.
You can find more information and guide on ChatON SDK at Resources menu.
ChatON API 1.0 beta is now updated and changed to ChatON SDK( the SDK is available for use for partners only)
Please find out more details on the next step, step 2. Request for Partner/Developer.
The client APIs, which is part of ChatON API 1.0, were changed into ChatON UI library but still has same features. ChatON UI library is still available without any partnership. Please feel free to use ChatON UI library
Step 2. Request for Partner/Developer
ChatON SDK is only available to partners. Those wishing to use this SDK to develop mobile applications need a developer registration and contract.
Step 3. Developer an app
Below developer environment is required to use ChatON SDK. Please check that the user of your application is using the appropriate version of ChatON.
Development Environment for ChatON SDK.
|Android native SDK|
Java SDK 1.6
Above Android SDK 2.2 (API level 8)
(Above Android SDK 4.0 (API level 15) is recommended)
Above ChatON V 3.3
Step 4. Register an app
Upload your completed application file on “Partnership Request” in Samsung Developer site. This step is to check whether your application fits ChatON Platform policy. Your application’s functionalities will not be tested.
ChatON administrator will check ChatON logo and other basic policies. You will be notified of the result via email and your app id will be registered to use if the application does not have issues against ChatON & API policy.