Hey @Pasha, I appreciate you asking these questions! I’ll do my best to answer them, but please ask some follow-up questions if needed.
1. What’s the difference between this forum and Compass?
As we started to see our extensibility efforts grow, we started to interview developers on our platform. What we found was that many developers expected to find everything they need when integrating in one place—admittedly, today, a lot of our content for developers is scattered around. The first thing we are working on is consolidating everything a developer needs into one place: developer.sailpoint.com. This means API specs, guides, docs, tools, client libraries (coming soon), forums, and more—developers should never have to venture outside of this site to find what they need. It is our goal to decrease a developers time-to-value as much as we can. Plain and simple.
These developers shared some other sentiments around Compass as well. They felt the platform that Compass is built upon was slow, difficult to search for and find things, difficult to post, and hard to filter out what they needed to focus on what they did.
Because of this, and because of my team’s sole commitment to our developer community, we decided to give developers their own forum, one dedicated to those who write code and are working with SailPoint technologies.
2. I have a question about an error I see in my IIQ logs. Which community is better for asking that?
If this is just a general question about your logs in IIQ, that is a perfect question for our support team. If the logs are related to code that you are writing to write your own custom integration with IIQ, I think this would be the perfect place to start.
3- Are there plans to have one search place for all the communities?
Yes, our Developer Community Manager and the Compass Community Manager are working closely together. Right now we’re just working on establishing ourselves, but we understand that there will be some technical users that overlap between writing code and also administering IIQ or IDN installations.