Amplify Integration Builder Connector instance variables

Amplify Integration Builder Connector Instance Variables

Most Integration Builder users are familiar with Flow Instance variables. However, Connectors also have instance variables. You can see that when you create a Connector instance and click on the Show Optional Fields button as shown below where I entered a JSON object with property myValue:

This json field is essentially a free text field that can be used as a cache for any connector instance details that need to be stored. You can then fetch the connector instance variables in a flow using a Platform API Request with a GET /instances/{instanceId}/configuration as shown below. This can help avoid excessive calls to a backend.

Summary

In this blog, we described Amplify Integration Builder Connector instance variables. We saw how to create the instance variables as JSON objects and how to retrieve the variables in a flow using a Platform API Request: GET /instances/{instanceId}/configuration.

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Principal Presales Architect II – Leor Brenman has over 12 years’ experience in Enterprise Software and more than 30 years working in the tech industry for companies like Vaultus, Antenna, Appcelerator and Axway. He has a strong technology background and specializes in mobile, API, integration and enterprise applications. Leor has a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University in NJ, USA.

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