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Course 1: Getting started with API AutoFlow

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Lesson 10: Organization

Lesson Outline

  1. Reusable Custom Actions
  2. Copy Configuration
  3. Paste Configuration
  4. Import and Export Configuration
  5. Roll Back
  6. Organization

1. Reusable Custom Actions

Create once and reuse many times. For developers, you can think of it as functions. It takes an input and gives back an output. You create a custom action using a flow just like you would in a solutions section. The custom action can be applied in any flow.

Reusable Custom Actions

In the below example, a simple custom action with data/set is configured. The action takes in the input data and sets the response as the output data.

Reusable Custom Actions

How the data flow is explained below.

Reusable Custom Actions

To apply the newly created custom action to the solution, go to actions *Flow category

Reusable Custom Actions

Drag and drop the newly created custom action to the flow.

Apply the input and output value of the custom actions. In the below example, we are taking the HTTP request body in the custom action input and putting the custom actions’ output into the HTTP response body.

Reusable Custom Actions

2. Copy Configuration

Select the action you want to copy. By pressing the copy icon, the configuration for the action gets copied

Reusable Custom Actions

3. Paste Configuration

Select the paste icon. Reusable Custom Actions

A paste pop-up will appear. If you already copied an action, the pop-up will auto-populate.

If you are copying the configuration from another source, simply paste the configuration in the input box and press [OK].

Reusable Custom Actions

Copy and Paste Shortcut

On the MAC, press Alt + drag and drop the action.

4. Upload and Export Configuration

Go to the Settings section.

Download Configuration

Press the Download button to save the configuration on your computer. The default file name is config.json.

Download configuration

Upload Configuration

Press the Upload button to save the configuration on your computer.

Upload configuration

You can choose the parts you want to upload by selecting the checkboxes.

Upload configuration

5. Rollback

The rollback on your changes by pressing the Undo button. The rollback will take you solution back to when the last change was made.

Change History

6. Organizing Actions

Go to the Organization category to use the Group action.

Organizing Actions

Drag and drop the actions in the Group. Users can copy, move, and delete the entire group in a single action.

Organizing Actions

7. Organizing Endpoints

Creating the Endpoint Group

Select the Server for the endpoints to group. Create a new group by pressing the + button next to Endpoint Groups.

Organizing Endpoints

Adding Endpoints

Press the Endpoint that you wish to group. Select the group name from the dropdown.

Organizing Endpoints

The endpoints can be grouped for easier organization and visualization.

Organizing Endpoints

Deleting Endpoint Group

From the server settings, click the group name to delete the group.

Organizing Endpoints

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