Q: Where should I go for support regarding the Extend API and application development?
A: The Switchvox Developer forums are the support resource for the API.
Q: Where should Asterisk developers go for information on developing for Asterisk?
Q: Do the Switchvox APIs expose the Asterisk Manager Interface?
A: No. For more information on what the Switchvox APIs do check out the Wiki.
Q: Who should benefit from the Switchvox Developer Central?
A: If you've done some web development before and want to integrate with Switchvox, chances are you've got the skills to use the Extend API to build an application or integration. If you're not looking to do the application development yourself, but want to contract with someone to build an integration or application for you, the forums are an excellent place to post your project and get responses from developers that can help you.
Q: How do I know that Digium has updated or added a new API method?
A: Additions to the API will be made available in future releases of Switchvox SMB. You can check for new releases in your Switchvox Administration Tools, in Machine Admin --> Updates or to have us notify you, please update your Digium email preferences to subscribe to Switchvox IP PBX news.
Q: What do I do if I suspect an error with an API method?
A: Please direct your questions or comments to the Switchvox Developer forums.
Q: If I have questions about how to develop my application using any of the Switchvox API methods, where do I turn for help?
A: Questions should be directed to the Switchvox Developer forums.
Q: I have suggestions to improve the API, how do I submit those suggestions?
A: Write to email@example.com and your input will be considered for inclusion in a future release.
Q: I have developed an application using the Switchvox API that I think is marketable. Will Digium help me market it?
A: Digium can help promote your application through media outreach if your application is selected to be featured by Digium. For more information on marketing your application, visit the Promote area of Developer Central.
Q: What versions of Switchvox support APIs against which I can develop applications?
A: All versions of Switchvox SMB have some APIs, but we highly recommend SMB version 4.0 to get all the methods described in the Extend XML API.
Q: I have discovered a security vulnerability with one of the Switchvox APIs. How do I responsibly report it?
A: Please write to firstname.lastname@example.org and we ask that you give us 2 business days to respond.
Q: If I am a developer but not a Digium partner, can I purchase development equipment at discount?
A: No, but Digium provides free, complete admin access to a development machine hosted in San Diego and you can request an account on the demo server.
Q: Do I have to own a Switchvox system to develop applications that I want to sell?
A: No, you can use our demo server remotely. It is free to use and you can request an account to give you full admin access.
Q: Do I maintain rights to my application and freely sell it?
A: Yes. The Digium logo, Digium, Asterisk, Asterisk Business Edition, AsteriskNOW, Asterisk Appliance, Switchvox and the Asterisk logo are trademarks of Digium, Inc.
Q: I'm not a developer but I have an application in mind that I'd like to see built. What do I do?
A: We recommend posting to the forums to find an application developer to contract with to make your application for you.