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Mar 3, 2014
Vimeo’s first API was launched on Mar 26, 2007. We’ve added tons of features since then, but have always been stuck with two APIs. The Simple API was super easy to use, but didn’t allow authentication. The Advanced API had tons of features, but was more difficult to implement. We…
Apr 16, 2013
We’ve been hard at work building a brand new version of the Vimeo API (dubbed API 3.0) and we’d like to invite you to join us at Vimeo HQ to try it out!
We’ll be here May 4th from 11am to 7pm to help you build apps on the new API. The best creations will be featured on our…