Upcoming 2009 Plans for adCenter API

Our communications team sent out an e-mail yesterday to all API clients informing them of some upcoming 2009 plans. If you don't receive the e-mails, let us know. We try to communicate news about API via this blog, via the API forum on MSDN, and via our e-mail efforts. Also, there are frequently opportunities for developers to talk with the product and support teams and provide feedback. In the coming months, we will be scheduling a series of Live Meeting webcasts, similar to the series held last year. These give developers and business decision makers a chance to hear directly from the product development team, ask questions, and provide feedback in a live setting.

Here's the info on our plans:

To help you prepare for your 2009 advertising efforts, we want to tell you about our next planned API upgrade and our previous-version support plan.
adCenter API news

  • Spring upgrade. To bring you more of the features you?ve been asking for, we plan to release a new and improved version of the adCenter API this spring.
  • Previous-version support. Starting with the spring upgrade, we will allow you more time to code for new API releases by supporting each preceding release for up to six months. This means we will be running and supporting two versions of the adCenter API concurrently, giving you more time to plan resources for and code to our new releases.

We hope that sharing this information will help you better manage your advertising and API work schedules. We will provide more details about the spring release as it gets closer.
We?d like to hear from you
Do you have feedback about how we are doing? Share your thoughts about the Microsoft adCenter API through the Microsoft adCenter Developer Forum.