Defining Virtual Data Resources and Transformations

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


Introduction to Virtual Data Resources
Learn about custom resources and how they can help you simplify integrations with API providers.
Creating Virtual Data Resources
Create your own resource or start with existing resources including standard templates or resources from an API provider.
Mapping and Transforming Fields
Map API provider fields to your resources. Transform the API provider resources to match your own resource by removing fields, setting default values, using javascript for complex objects, and more.
Transforming 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 (VDR). After you create a VDR, you will select an element instance, choose the resource cont...
Migrating Resources and Transformations Between Environments
Move your resources between environments and accounts.
Element Request using JS Script & HTTP request
You have finished writing your only now to realize that you still need extra properties coming from a different resource (object). In this short article, we will cover a few concepts such as "when to use HTTP request from your ", 'how...
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 Int...