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May 23#

Apr 25#

Apr 11#

  • Updated Edge Driver Reference documentation to include mDNS Service Discovery APIs.

Mar 14#

  • Bug fixes and improvements.

Feb 28#

Jan 24#

  • Bug fixes and improvements.

Jan 10#

  • Added support for Embedded Device Configurations. This feature enables you to embed your Device Configuration into your Edge Driver.
  • Clarified WWST certification guidelines to reflect that each device seeking certification must have its own pull request.
  • Bug fixes and improvements.


Dec 6#

Oct 24#

Sept 13#

  • Bug fixes and improvements.

Aug 23#

  • Edge Driver Reference documentation updated with support for hubcore v0.44.9.
  • Added documentation for the SmartThings Schema visibility and unit properties.
  • Bug fixes and improvements.

Aug 16#

  • Bug fixes and improvements.

Aug 2#

  • Clarified the circumstances under which integration tests for Edge devices are required for WWST certification requests.
  • Added SmartThings CLI installation instructions.

July 19#

  • Bug fixes and improvements.

July 5#

  • Bug fixes and improvements.

June 7#

  • Edge Driver Reference documentation updated with support for hubcore v0.43.

May 31#

May 10#

  • Revised the Rules developer documentation to align with the terminology found in the Rules API documentation.
  • Documented the trigger Rule Operand. Use trigger to manually specify which Conditions can trigger a Rule.
  • Documented the browser Connected Service option. Use the browser option in your Connected Service to execute the OAuth flow in an external browser.
  • Bug fixes and improvements.

April 26#

April 19#

  • Expanded the Edge Driver Fingerprints section.
  • Edge Driver Reference documentation updated with support for hubcore v42.
  • Bug fixes and improvements.

April 12#

April 7#

  • Upon sending a SmartThings Schema callback request, you will now receive a 202 accepted status indicating your request is being processed (previously you would receive a 204 confirmation status). If an error occurs during processing, you will receive a corresponding error code and interaction result.
  • Added new Capability display type statelessPowerToggle.
  • Minor updates to the SmartThings CLI documentation.
  • Bug fixes and improvements.

Mar 29#

Mar 15#

  • URLs are now indicated by blue text instead of bold text.
  • Added new quick links section to the Welcome page.

Mar 8#

  • Locations API
    • Create a Location:
      • The return type from a POST request is now CreateLocationResponse (previous return type: Location).
      • The 200 response to a POST request no longer returns the lastModified or allowed properties.
    • Update a Location:
      • The return type from a PUT request is now UpdateLocationResponse (previous return type: Location).
      • The 200 response to a PUT request no longer returns the allowed property.

Mar 1#

  • Clarifications and enhancements to the SmartThings Edge documentation.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Feb 15#

  • Documented the new allowed list property you may encounter in the response payload from a request to a SmartThings API entity. This list contains action identifiers that provide information about what actions are permitted by the requesting user’s authorization token.
  • New SmartThings Edge capability event metadata section added to the Edge Device Driver Reference. These additional, optional fields can be specified for a capability event on creation.
    • The state_change field allows you to explicitly inform the platform that an event, such as a double button press, is a state change.
    • The visibility field allows some control over how the event is displayed and stored by SmartThings
  • Clarified the behavior of Rules when controlling multiple devices.
  • Documented the existing 100 character limit for Rule names.
  • Minor updates to The Architecture of SmartThings, including a small note about the SmartThings Cloud and Edge.
  • Bug fixes.

Feb 4#

Feb 1#

Jan 4#


Dec 14#

Dec 7#

Nov 9#

  • Moved “Device Categories” list to Device Profiles topic for more visibility.
  • Revisions to NodeJS SmartApp documentation, including enhanced readability & clarity and links to related documentation.

Oct 26#

  • Revisions to SmartApp SDK - Java documentation, including enhanced readability and clarity, plus links to relevant documentation.
  • Updated SmartApp testing documentation to reflect that developer mode in the SmartThings app is no longer required for testing your SmartApp.
  • Minor bug fixes, including fixes for the Working With Bixby page.
  • New noteworthy API endpoint coodrinate added.

Oct 12#

Sept 28#

  • New noteworthy Capabilities added:
    • moldHealthConcern is used to monitor mold sensors.
    • dewPoint is used to retrieve the dew point temperature reading.
  • Added new SmartApp hosting guidance documentation - choose the right hosting solution for your SmartApp.
  • Edge documentation updates including bug fixes and minor code example updates.
  • SmartThings CLI documentation improvements including bug fixes, clarification, and reorganization of content.

Sept 14#