How can I integrate Zoom video conferencing into my web application?


I hope you’re all doing well. I’m currently working on a web application that requires video conferencing capabilities, and I believe Zoom would be an excellent fit for our needs. I’ve been exploring the Zoom Developer platform and its API documentation, but I could use some guidance to get started.

My main goal is to integrate Zoom’s video conferencing functionality seamlessly into our web application. Specifically, I would like to achieve the following:

  1. Enable users to schedule and host Zoom meetings directly from our application.
  2. Allow participants to join these scheduled meetings through our web interface without requiring them to install additional software.
  3. Retrieve important meeting data programmatically, such as participant information and meeting statistics.
  4. Implement custom features like in-meeting chat, virtual backgrounds, and screen sharing to enhance the user experience.

If any of you have prior experience with Zoom’s API or have successfully integrated Zoom into a web application, I’d greatly appreciate your insights. Here are some specific questions I have:

  1. Which API endpoints should I use to create and manage Zoom meetings from within my application?
  2. What steps are involved in enabling participants to join meetings without needing to install the Zoom client?
  3. How can I fetch meeting data, such as the list of attendees and their details, through the API?
  4. Are there any limitations or rate restrictions that I should be aware of while using the Zoom API?
  5. Are there any best practices or security considerations I should keep in mind while integrating Zoom into our application?

I want to ensure that our integration is robust, efficient, and user-friendly, so any tips, code examples, or resources you can share would be incredibly valuable.

Thank you in advance for your assistance, and I’m looking forward to hearing from the Zoom developer community!

Best regards,
FCCA Accounts & Tax LTD