Virtual Data Resources UI

Building transformations has become even simpler and faster on the new Virtual Data Resources V2 UI. To create a new Virtual Data Resource using the new UI, follow the next few steps.

  1. On Virtual Data Resource V2 UI, click on the Build New Virtual Data Resource button on the top right corner.
  2. Choose whether you want to build a new Virtual Data Resource using the interface or using JSON. Click Continue.
  3. Enter the name for your Virtual Data Resource.
  4. You can check the Suggest Templates box for the UI to suggest you some templates. See here for more details on what happens on toggling the box on.
  5. If you do not want auto-templates for your Virtual Data Resource, click Next.
  6. On the screen that appears next, add as many fields as you want for the transformation.
  7. To select the type of the data you added in the field, click on the icon and choose from the list that appears.
  8. For more actions pertaining to a particular field, check the box.
  9. Click on the settings icon to toggle headers, per your convenience.
  10. Before you can transform fields, you need to map the fields for each element instance to a Virtual Data Resource. Click on the Add Transformation button.
  11. The console that pops up displays elements along with their respective instances. Select the element instance you want to work with. Click Save & Next.
  12. After selecting the element instance, select the object you would like to map. Click Transform.
  13. Select a field for your mapping and enter a name for it. 
  14. Choose a data type for the field.
  15. Optionally add a Display Name to more clearly identify a field with how it appears in an API provider's UI.
  16. Select the corresponding field on the right to map to the new field.
  17. Continue adding resources until you finish, and then click Try It Out.
  18. You have an option to either directly execute your Virtual Data Resource or save it first.
  19. Alternatively, you could also click Save on the top right, to save your Virtual Data Resource.