Terms & Policies

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End of Life (EOL) Policy - API, SDK

Effective as of April 13, 2018.

1. General Policy

API versions will be deprecated 12 months after the release of a new version.

  • At the time of the new release, a notification will be sent to all teams that a new version is available including the change log of what was added or fixed.
  • At 12 months the deprecated API version may be blocked from connecting to the service.

SDK versions will be deprecated 12 months after the release of a new version.

  • At the time of release a notification will be sent to all teams using the affected SDK that a new version is available including the change log of what was added or fixed.
  • At 12 months the deprecated SDK will no longer be supported and applications using the older version may no longer receive flag updates.

2. Priority Upgrade Policy

A priority upgrade will be required if there is an issues discovered that impacts LaunchDarkly's ability to maintain quality of delivery of our service. If a priority upgrade is required for the API or a SDK, the old versions will be supported to 6 months from the time of release of the new version, if a solution can be put in place to protect customer data and LaunchDarkly service delivery.

  • At the time of the new release, a notification will be sent to all teams using the existing API version or specific SDK that a new version is available to address a critical issue and include appropriate details of the impact of the critical issue. This notification will also outline the timeline for required action. The request will be made to upgrade to the new version as soon as possible with an offer of assistance from Support.
  • After 6 months the deprecated API version may be blocked from connecting to the service. Deprecated SDK versions will no longer be supported and applications using the older version may no longer receive flag updates.

3. Critical Upgrade Policy

A critical upgrade will be limited to changes that are required to remediate security and/or data protection or loss issues. If a critical upgrade is required for the API or a SDK, the old versions will be immediately deprecated at the time of release of the new version.

  • Connections from previous version may be refused immediately.
  • At the time of the new release, a notification will be sent to all teams using the existing API version or specific SDK that a new version is available to address a critical issue and include appropriate details of the impact of the critical issue. Instructions will be provided on how to upgrade to the new version as soon as possible with an offer of assistance from support.
  • Technical support and Customer Success will work with all affected teams until upgrades are completed.

4. Current Supported API Versions

API Release Date EOL
v2 2016-Apr-26 Current
v1 2014-Dec-17 2018-Jul-30

5. Current Supported SDK Versions

SDK
Version Release Date EOL
Java 4.4.4 2018-10-01 Current
Java 4.3.2 2018-09-11 2019-10-01
Java 4.3.1 2018-09-04 2019-09-11
SDK
Version Release Date EOL
Python 6.4.2 2018-09-21 Current
Python 6.4.1 2018-09-06 2019-09-21
Python 6.4.0 2018-08-29 2019-09-06
SDK
Version Release Date EOL
Ruby 5.2.0 2018-08-29 Current
Ruby 5.1.0 2018-08-27 2019-08-29
Ruby 5.0.1 2018-07-02 2019-08-27
SDK
Version Release Date EOL
Go 4.3.0 2018-08-27 Current
Go 4.2.2 2018-08-03 2019-08-27
Go 4.2.1 2018-06-27 2019-08-03
SDK
Version Release Date EOL
Node.js 5.5.0 2018-10-08 Current
Node.js 5.4.2 2018-09-05 2019-10-08
Node.js 5.4.1 2018-09-05 2019-09-05
SDK
Version Release Date EOL
JavaScript 2.7.1 2018-09-27 Current
JavaScript 2.7.0 2018-09-26 2019-09-27
JavaScript 2.6.0 2018-09-07 2019-09-26
SDK
Version Release Date EOL
PHP 3.4.1 2018-09-25 Current
PHP 3.4.0 2018-09-04 2019-09-25
PHP 3.3.0 2018-08-27 2019-09-04
SDK
Version Release Date EOL
.NET 5.4.0 2018-08-30 Current
.NET 5.3.1 2018-08-30 2019-08-30
.NET 5.3.0 2018-08-27 2019-08-30
SDK
Version Release Date EOL
iOS 2.13.6 2018-10-05 Current
iOS 2.13.5 2018-09-23 2019-10-05
iOS 2.13.4 2018-08-23 2019-09-23
SDK
Version Release Date EOL
Android 2.5.3 2018-09-27 Current
Android 2.5.2 2018-09-11 2019-09-27
Android 2.5.1 2018-08-13 2019-09-11