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What can you do when Zapier doesn't have an integration for your favourite tool?

June 3, 2021

What can you do when Zapier doesn't have an integration for your favourite tool? What if it is missing a crucial action or trigger?
In this video, I go over how to read and use APIs (that don't have integrations with automation tools) even if you can't code. It will involve a bit of code though, but it will be fun.

This video is dedicated to Sam and Josh.

Links:

https://www.connorfinlayson.com

https://www.postman.com/api-platform/

Timestamps:

00:00 Overview

01:36 Use Case: Sending Multi Reference Items to Webflow

02:49 What are APIs docs?

04:33 Different methods to use the API

05:32 How to target records in the API

06:41 Sending data to the API

07:32 Headers

08:35 Pulling from an API in Parabola

10:50 Send data to an API with Parabola

12:25 What field types to use in APIs

13:43 Using Postman to see how API is structured

15:29 Using Postman to spot errors in your code

16:35 Practice reading APIs

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