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API Templates and Examples

Does anyone have examples they are willing to share about what they have made using AirTable’s API? I’m an amateur web designer / novice web developer. I’m self-taught and I really want to get inspired to learn more. I love AirTable, but I find it’s ...

Izaac_Post by 6 - Interface Innovator
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Create new record with foreign key

Hi, I’m having problem to create new record with a link to another record. An “422” error occurred when trying to create record on "appfIRESxNQnQ5D05:prodej" : Value “recl8c3CDNQECQCyR” contains duplicate value. Each record ID must appear only once I...

Expose base dictionary

Since Zapier already has the ability to show base table and view info I was wondering if there could be (is?) an option to query metadata from the api. It would enable me to automate some checks and create Zapier-like ease of use.

Tuur by 10 - Mercury
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Slack Bot How-To?

Anyone able to give us a quick run-down of how to code a Slack Bot that can answer queries against an Airtable dataset? Specifically, we’re looking to build a bot that can define terms; a glossary using Airtable for look-ups. But that said, I’m sure ...

View "now" filters don't update through the API

I’m using the Airtable API to pull down data from a View that is filtered by “now” filters. I have a calculated field which returns how many days it has been since that record was created (to return “everything that was created yesterday”) as well as...

Chris_Moyer by 5 - Automation Enthusiast
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Is there a way to 'patch' a record?

If I PUT a record without including every field, those missing fields are emptied losing the data that they held. Is there a way to PATCH a record by only supplying the modified fields ensuring the rest are untouched?

filterByFormula - link column

Is there a way to use the filterByFormula URL parameter to retrieve rows based on the value of a link column? I can look up text and numeric values, but it looks like link columns are an array. I’ve tried: AND(Column_Name=[recordID]) AND(Column_Nam...