Defining Virtual Data Resources and Transformations

Learn about virtual data resources, how to create and manage them, and how to map fields to them.

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Introduction to Virtual Data Resources
Learn about custom resources and how they can help you simplify integrations with API providers.
Creating Virtual Data Resources
In this section, you will learn how to clone from a template or create your own . You can create a from scratch or clone them from existing resources (templates, existing , or a available through an element). This topic includes instructions ...
Mapping and Transforming Fields
Transformations refer to the conversion of the fields in an API provider's resource to match the fields in a . Transformations are the result of the process of creating a , and then mapping fields in an instance resources to the . See Creati...
Transforming VDRs Fields with the API
A transformation is the result of the process of mapping fields in your element instance resources to existing fields and objects in a virtual data resource (). After you create a , you will select an element instance, choose the resource containing...
Migrating Resources and Transformations Between Environments
If you are developing in multiple environments or accounts, you might need to move your s and transformations from one account or environment to another. You can use the organizations APIs to do this. Migrate Migrating s is a two step process w...
Elements Request using JS Script & HTTP request
When to use HTTP request from your Before we jump into when to use HTTP requests within your , we should keep in mind that work dynamically, and therefore, every single call going through a will perform the extra HTTP call.  That being s...
Using Virtual Data Resource Templates
provides a library of templates you can use to help more quickly transform fields provided by some of the most frequently used types of into single, normalized resources. For more information about and how to utilize and create them, see Introd...