Vinli Developers Blog


The #connectedcar platform for developers


  1. Meineke - New Channel Partner

    Here at Vinli, we’re passionate about connecting every vehicle on the road. That’s a lofty goal, but it’s been made a little less lofty with our newest channel partnership. Meineke, the nation’s leading car care provider, has launched its very own connected vehicle solution with Vinli.…

    on partners, announcements

  2. Fun with Report Cards

    The sheer volume of data Vinli collects for a given vehicle can be overwhelming at times. That's why it's really important to us to offer a layer of services that nurture, sift, and process that data into something useful for our developers. Behavioral Service is a perfect example of that:…

    on Examples, report cards, tier 2

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Introducing Distance Service

    We're proud to announce Distance Service. Our brand new API designed to help developers with odometer/milage based features. Background Milage, specifically the total milage accumulated over the life of a vehicle (or the odometer reading) is one of the few vehicle datapoints that the OBD-II protocol fails to provide.…

    on distance service