Zoho Developer Community Monthly Digest - December 2023

Zoho Developer Community Monthly Digest - December 2023



Hello everyone,

As we close out 2023's eventful journey, we're here to wrap up the latest news, updates, and inspirations from the Zoho Developer Community and peek ahead at the exciting possibilities in the new year. Let's dive right in.

December Highlights

Year-end Git-Together

It was an absolute pleasure to unwind, connect, and swap stories with some incredible minds from our community.  Each tech-story was unique and captivating, weaving a tapestry of experience and passion that solidified one thing: this community is truly special! We also got a glimpse of the community's aspirations for 2024. The sheer enthusiasm and ambition in the room were contagious, leaving us all excited for what the new year holds. A huge thank you to everyone who joined us. 

Extensions 101 (Cont.)

The first five sessions of this series provided an overview of several key features within Sigma platform, such as building extensions, authentication mechanisms, authorization methods, and creating widgets. The recently concluded sessions delved into the authentication mechanism and the corresponding authorization strategy, particularly in the context of integrating Zoho CRM with other applications. Check out this playlist for all the session recordings.

Zoho Cliq Developer Platform

Explore how to custom-build and deploy cross-platform business applications and workflows with Zoho Cliq's Developer Platform in this blog post. For a detailed video guide, watch the recordings of the Zoho Cliq for Developers 101 series - a Zoho Developer Community learning initiative. Be sure not to overlook the fascinating use cases implemented by the Zoho Cliq team for our staff.

Upcoming Events

  1. Learning Table SeriesWe designed this series to provide users with valuable insights and knowledge about Creator's capabilities in various business use cases and applications. In 2023, we adopted the 12 Months 12 Industries concept. We received an overwhelming response from the attendees of the session and we are planning to continue the same in 2024 as well.  Every month, we will focus on a specific industry, illustrating its unique processes with real-time business scenarios and how to make best use of Creator for that industry.

    Title: Creator For Retail Industry
    Date: January 11, 2023
    APAC & ANZ: 11 AM to 12 PM IST - Registration Link
    Americas & EMEA: 9 PM to 10 PM IST - Registration Link

  2. Creator Tech Connect: Creator's tech connect series would comprise of technical sessions that provide immersive training on the key essentials and technical nuances of building a solution in Zoho Creator. This is a great opportunity for our developer community to stay informed about Creator's new feature releases, product roadmap, best practices to follow while scripting in deluge, new deluge concepts, and cloud functions. We are planning to conduct a three-month series on Custom widgets: Extension in Zoho Creator and its development process. The first session will be on the concept of creating a widget along with the JS API in Creator.

    Title: Developing Widgets in Zoho Creator
    Date: January 18, 2023
    APAC & ANZ: 11 AM to 12 PM IST - Registration Link
    Americas & EMEA: 9 PM to 10 PM IST - Registration Link

  3. Zoho Writer Webinar: Join this webinar to learn how to use custom functions to extend Zoho Writer's document automation capabilities. Registration and more details here.
Psst... That's not all! Keep tabs on this space while we're brewing up some amazing events for the Developer Community in the coming days. Anticipate engaging in-person meetups and bootcamps with fellow developers and Zoho experts in your city soon. Want us to make your city one of our stops? Drop your city name in the comments!

Community Discussions

Zoho Developer Forum

Developers ZUG Cliq Channel

Note: These conversations are confined to the Developers ZUG Cliq channel members. If you're keen on becoming a part of this space, please fill in this onboarding form to receive your invitation to join the channel.

Resource Spotlight

We've consolidated all the resources from the developer community learning series into a centralized hub for your convenient access. Consider bookmarking the Zoho Developer Community website to stay informed about the latest updates in the developer community.

We've taken a leap into transforming the digest into a video to simplify things for you. We kicked things off with the November edition. Check it out and share your thoughts and feedback with us!

Community Spotlight

ZDH Speakers

The contributions of our ZDH presenters have been instrumental in the success of the this segment. We extend our heartfelt appreciation for their efforts.

As a continuation of featuring a ZDH presenter each month, this time, we would like to introduce our fifth ZDH presenter, Mike Simpson. Explore this post to discover the knowledge and insights he shared with the community.

Cliq Channel Contributors

The Developers ZUG Cliq channel has consistently served as the primary hub for community members seeking technical assistance and engaging in savvy discussions. Here are our top contributors who have gone the extra mile to support and assist the Zoho Developer Community:



We want to express our sincere appreciation to all our community contributors. Your commitment, expertise, and the time you invest are invaluable to the community. 

For those who are new to the Zoho Developer Community, check out this post to get started. 

We appreciate you dedicating your time to peruse this month's digest. Make sure to follow the digest every month for the most recent updates and conversations. Stay connected and participate in the forums to be featured in the upcoming month's digest. Wishing you an amazing month ahead!

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