Once you've chosen an API, you'll be able to select the endpoint you want to use inside your Spell. We call them connectors.
Filter connector by HTTP method
You can filter the available connectors by HTTP method:
These methods are following some standards, so by the method only, you can determine what this endpoint will do. Here are some explanations:
GETis for retrieving information
POSTfor creating new entry
PATCHto update data
DELETEto delete an entry
These are rules are standards and followed by many developers, but don't be surprise if some APIs use for example a
POST method to retrieve information instead of a
Search a connector
You have a search input to filter all endpoints by title or by their description.
Details of a connector
You can click on an endpoint to display some detail about it:
We'll give the following indications:
- An authentication is needed or not and, if so, the type of authentication
- All the required parameters
- All the optional parameters
- Details and description for each parameter
These details will help you to choose the right endpoint and prepare the right data to call these connectors.
Use a connector
When you find the connector you need for your use case, you can add it to your Spell by simply click on the "Use" button. This will select the API and connector and prepare your Spell for it use.