Field API: Issues Search with Two Conditions

Q. I would like to search issues with two conditions combined using this:

POST /fieldapi/issues/v1/search

For example, I want Safety Issues that were created on or after September 1, 2016.

I am able to search on a single condition. The documentation suggests like this:

"[\"cf--5bf288e4-21a0-4fe8-9a4b-67c8133fcb92,like,\\\"inspect\\\"\",\"f--status,in,[\\\"Work Completed\\\",\\\"Draft\\\"]\"]"

but I can’t get anything that resembles this to work.

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Field API: max_date Parameter

When retrieving a large amount of data through Field API, we often think about performance and efficiency. If you are performing routine tasks, such as nightly sync update, one approach might be to retrieve only the data which are modified after a certain time. If you look at the Field API reference guide, there is a parameter “max_date” for some of methods. Unfortunately, the documentation lacks the detailed explanation about the format it takes. We also found that not every method with this parameter seems to work as expected. So I took a look. Continue reading “Field API: max_date Parameter”

Troubleshooting Tips Making REST Calls

I’m writing a few troubleshooting tips when you are having a problem making REST calls. I intend to add more as I hear them.

1. POSTMAN is your friend

First and foremost, if you are having a problem making a REST call, please try to test, using a tool that you know should work to verify if your URL and data are correct. This will help narrow down if the issue is due to the data you are passing or your program processing the data.

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