Integration API uses GraphQL for querying and manipulating data.
GraphQL is a trending alternative to RESTful APIs that pulls all requested data for multiple entities with a single request. It improves client-server interactions and reduces the latency that makes the app much more responsive to the user.
GraphQL is used to Send a query to Centra API and get exactly what you need, nothing more and nothing less. GraphQL queries always return predictable results. Apps using GraphQL are fast and stable because they control the data they get, not the server.
GraphQL Operates on JSON objects and therefore such content type should also be used for requests' payload:
- Access to Centra AMS
- Authentication token - see section Authorization to learn how to obtain one
- Correct permissions
We recommend a further reading before starting using the GraphQL API:
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