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July 8, 2019

Deprecation – Philips Hue SDK

We have decided to deprecate the hue SDK effective as of July 1st 2019. This means there will be no new SDK releases except for critical updates (e.g. security) which will be maintained for one additional year. Existing Hue SDK client applications will continue to work normally but we can no longer guarantee long term […]

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June 4, 2019

Improved status code on remote Hue API

Dear remote Hue API developers, To improve our remote api http responses we have changed the status code, when an app quota is reached, from 500 (Internal server error) to 429 (Too many requests). Hue Developer Support.

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April 9, 2019

Hue Whitelist Security Update

Critical changes to user access management are introduced in Hue API 1.31.  The goal is to give our consumers better control and visibility of which applications currently have access to their system and to further enhance their security. A major part of this is that the consumer can see a complete overview of all apps […]

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March 6, 2019

Attention: Hue Remote API Developers

In the spirit of improving Hue cloud network security, Hue will use SNI (Server Name Indication) starting April 30, 2019 and your Hue integration support of SNI is required. SNI is stable for more than a decade and we don’t expect integration issues by eliminating support for non-SNI integrations.  If you wish to continue using […]

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January 9, 2019

What can I do with Philips Hue 3rd Party Apps? 16 Cool Things.

Thanks to the open nature of Philips Hue RESTful APIs and engaging Hue developer community, abundant Hue apps are available for consumer use.  There are 500+ 3rd party Hue apps to choose from and they compliment Hue’s own apps well.  The use cases are as diverse as ever. Voice Light Control – “Alexa” or “Hey Google” […]

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December 18, 2018

Updated Remote Hue API quota.

Hi Hue (Remote API) developer, Because of the overwhelming success of the Remote Hue API we have decided to upgrade all Remote Hue API apps quota from 5.000 calls per 24h to 50.000 calls per 24h. Happy holidays and happy coding! Philips Hue Developer support

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November 29, 2018

New icon pack

Hi Hue developers, We have released a new icon pack, be aware it’s based on archetype (available since 1.24 API version). Hue developer Support.

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November 29, 2018

Updated user sign in flow for remote api apps

Dear Hue remote API developer, Early December we will roll out a change to how we sign in and authenticate Hue users. This will have no impact on the remote API, but will provide a more universal way for authentication and authorization to our remote services. We continuously update our Hue Cloud to provide our users with […]

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September 10, 2018

HueDev Happenings

Bridge Discovery Endpoint Change Effective July 1 2018 (nupnp) bridge discovery is supported by a new endpoint, which is https://discovery.meethue.com. The old endpoint  www.meethue.com/api/nupnp has been deprecated but remains available until July 1 2019. We had to change to the new endpoint such that we can guarantee a high reliability with the increased amount of […]

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