Announcing the new React Native Sendbird Calls SDK for simpler and quicker development
This new React Native SDK will streamline development while accelerating the integration and maintenance of Sendbird Calls for web and mobile apps.
For more information about the Sendbird Calls API, check out our website and blog! If you want to get started with Sendbird Calls, please sign up. You can also see our tutorials, docs, and the Sendbird Community if you need help! Details below.
How to experience high-quality voice and video with Sendbird Calls ✆
To experience Sendbird Calls, we invite you to:
- Create an account
- Create an app in the dashboard
- Go to the phonebooth section and create a call
- Copy and share the call link or barcode with mobile and web users
- Ask participants to download the iOS or Android mobile apps, or go to the web Sendbird app, and join the call to which they’ve been invited
This is how, without writing a line of code, you and your colleagues will experience the first call on the Sendbird platform. Thanks to Sendbird’s native AWS cloud infrastructure, participants will be able to connect with clear voice and video from anywhere in the world!
The only UIKit you need.
Direct and group calls support for React Native 🎯
Our aim was to enable React Native developers to build the entire Sendbird Calls experience at once. Therefore, right after servicing beta customers with direct calls, we decided to launch both direct and group calls in one release.
How to get started with Sendbird Calls on React Native 🎬
The fastest way to start building is to download our SDK and sample apps for direct and group calls. The docs will guide you through making your first call and provide you with extended information on all the Sendbird Calls features.
In addition, you will receive 20 free call credits at signup. This will allow your team to place calls for evaluation and development. Once in production, in the spirit of simplicity, Sendbird also allows stress-free credit purchase automation. Find more details in this blog.
You’re all set! So, start building!
Enhancing the developer experience 💻
In keeping with our commitment to simplifying cross-platform application development and reducing code maintenance needs, Sendbird is committed to serving the growing React Native community.
Just a few weeks ago, we launched our Sendbird Chat UIKit MVP for React Native, and now we’re excited to introduce Sendbird Calls for React Native to the wider community. We look forward to seeing developers take advantage of Sendbird’s growing React Native offerings!
Don’t wait to leverage all the Sendbird SDKs to engage users further and create new business opportunities directly in your apps rather than on 3rd party platforms!
As always, we welcome your feedback on our community site, and until our next release, we wish you happy and productive mobile cross-platform conversations enablement! 🚀✌️