Warning: The following documentation is a work in progress and is evolving rapidly.


In this section you will:

  • Register an account
  • Wait for approval of the new account
  • Sign In

Register an account

To get started, you first need to register as a new user. Click on the Register link in the upper right navigation bar to sign up:

register link

If you are a developer as part of a larger campus organization, we encourage you to register using a functional account so that you would benefit from an account that is not tied to a specific individual. Having a functional account not only helps to keep all of your approved apps within a single organizational account, but also helps with simpler account management and business continuity requirements.

  • Functional Account Example (recommended): lsit-developers@ucsb.edu
  • Individual Account (not recommended): joe.gaucho@org.ucsb.edu

Of course, if you are an individual developer, you can register an account using your email address:

register new user

Wait for Approval of the new account

Once an account is created, you will get an email confirming that your account has been created and is awaiting approval.

Note: As of this writing, an administrator will review your account and will grant new accounts manually, but our plan in the future is to have the system automatically approve new accounts.

Sign in

To check the status of your account approval, click on the Login link in the upper right navigation bar:

login link

Proceed with using the account username and password that you used during the registration process:

login screen

Note: If your account has not yet been approved, you will get a message saying: The username {...} has not been activated or is blocked. If you do get this message, your account is still awaiting approval.

Once your account is approved and you have logged in, browse the list of APIs available by visiting the APIs link in the top navigation to get a sense of what type of APIs are available and the requirements to use them.

apis link

Next: Creating Your First App ➡