Vinli Developers Blog


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  1. OAuth Tutorial for Vinli iOS SDK

    The first thing that any iOS app needs to to when building with Vinli is install the SDK, and then set up OAuth... so that your app can actually access a Vinli user's data. Thankfully, this is super easy... so just sit back, open up Xcode, and follow along as…

    on Getting Started, iOS, Examples, auth, oauth

  2. Data Every Second

    Over the coming weeks, we'll be rolling out our increased data collection rate to all Vinli devices. The current rate (one message every 3 seconds) will be bumped up to 1hz (one message every second), a noteworthy increase. Let's head over to Vinli CLI for a quick demo. We can…

    on Stream Service, Examples, Telemetry

  3. Slacklining with Vinli

    Fourth of July nigh approaches. We hope you’re planning for fun on your slackline while enjoying other Independence Day (the movie) activities. It’s a great holiday to announce new and exciting things at Vinli! Introducing Slackline Slackline is our favorite way to work with our growing list of…

    on developers, community, apps

  4. Stream Service; Better, Faster, For Mobile

    Since our last blog post about Stream Service, we've made it even better! This time around, we are adding a faster way to stream telemetry data from the user's device straight to your mobile app. If the user's device is connected to their Vinli's WiFi hotspot, Stream Service automatically switches…

    on Stream Service, Examples

  5. Stream Service

    This is a big one! Since launching Vinli, we've been on a relentless quest to deliver the highest quality, most accurate, real-time-est (is that a word?) vehicle telematics possible. Our new Stream Service provides a whole new way to access vehicle data. You can now establish a WebSocket connection with…

    on Stream Service, Websocket

  6. Guide: Start Developing with a Vinli Device

    So you have a Vinli. Maybe you haven't opened the box yet. Maybe you've plugged it into your OBDII port, driven around, and boasted to your friends about your "A" drive score. It's been awesome, but you want more. You want to get under the hood of this little black…

    on Getting Started

  7. How to Dev Portal Part 2: Rules, Subscriptions, and DTCs

    This is the second post in our series "How to Dev Portal". Check out the entire series here. What we'll cover In this post, we'll examine the Rule and Subscription interface, how we can use Rule Service in the context of the Developer Portal, and finally, we'll take a look…

    on how to dev portal, Event Service, DTC

  8. Run Vinli in Postman

    There's really no better tool to build, run, test, document, and share HTTP requests than Postman. We use it internally for all sorts of stuff, and with the recent addition of the 'Run in Postman' button feature... it was a no brainer for us to whip up a public collection…

    on API, postman