Which API to use for self-hosted Jitsi & Custom App?

There are two APIs documented which seem to serve the same purpose but are different APIs. I am building a custom GUI to use along with a self-hosted Jitsi backend. Which API should I be using?

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Use the first, the iframe api.
If you want to use the second you need to implement the whole UI, basically rewriting jitsi-meet from scratch.

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You should probably make that abundantly clear in your documentation.


I’m currently trying to figure out which API to use, and I came upon this thread. In my search, I also came upon a similar question/answer that I’m going to cite below:

Hope this helps