Working with the API

To be efficient in programming using Orchestrator plugins, one needs to know how to work with the Orchestrator API. In this recipe, we showcase how to access and get information from the Orchestrator API.

Getting ready

We only need the Orchestrator Client with rights to edit a workflow.

How to do it...

We will split this recipe into several sections.

Searching for items in the API

The first step is to have a look at the API. To access the API, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Orchestrator Client.
  2. Navigate to Tools | API Explorer:

    Searching for items in the API

The API Explorer opens, and you have four sections, as marked in the preceding screenshot:

  • A (search): Here, ...

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