Betty Blocks

The Betty Blocks modules enable you to monitor, create, update, retrieve and delete records in your Betty Blocks account.

Getting Started with Betty Blocks

Prerequisites

  • A Betty Blocks account - create a Betty Blocks account at bettyblocks.com/.

  • Users must have API permissions enabled in their accounts to connect with Make.

Assign the permissions in the app for which you want to establish the action. Go to App > Open > (61f267bd481b9.png) User Icon > Enable the API permission for the user.

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The module dialog fields that are displayed in bold (in the Make scenario, not in this documentation article) are mandatory!

Connecting Betty Blocks to Make

To connect your Betty Blocks account to Make you need to obtain the API Token from your Betty Blocks account and insert it in the Create a connection dialog in the Make module.

  1. Log in to your Betty Blocks account.

  2. Click Applications > Search the application > Open.

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  3. Click Users. Enable the API of the user with which you want to establish the connection.

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  4. Copy the API Key to your clipboard.

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    Please Note: You must create an application to establish a connection in Make. Create the application at Application > Create an Application.

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  5. Go to Make and open the Betty Blocks module's Create a connection dialog.

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  6. In the Connection name field, enter a name for the connection.

  7. In the Username field, enter the email address of the user with which you want to establish the connection.

  8. In the API Token field, enter the token copied in step 4.

  9. In the App Name field, enter the name of the app for which you establish the connection, and click Continue.

The connection has been established.

Records

Searches for records of a specified data model or lists them all.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Betty Blocks account.

Data Model

Select or map the data model whose records you want to search.

Filter ID

Enter (map) the Filter IDs to search the records based on the specified filter. For example, created date.

View ID

Enter (map) the View ID to fetch the data from a grid based on the specified view.

Limit

Set the maximum number of records Make should return during one execution cycle.

Retrieves a single record of a specified data model by record's ID.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Betty Blocks account.

Data Model

Select or map the data model whose record details you want to retrieve. For example, employee.

Record ID

Select or map the Record ID whose details you want to retrieve.

Creates a record of a specified data model.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Betty Blocks account.

Data Model

Select or map the data model whose record you want to create. Based on the data model you have selected dynamic fields related to the data model auto-populate. Enter the details to create the record.

Please note: Some of the parameters may have more validity checks set up in your Betty Blocks app.You may check them at Data Models > Model Name > Properties.

Updates a record specified by ID.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Betty Blocks account.

Data Model

Select or map the data model whose record details you want to update.

Select or map the Record ID whose details you want to update. Based on the selected record, dynamic fields related to the record auto-populate. Enter the details to update the record.

Removes a record specified by ID.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Betty Blocks account.

Data Model

Select or map the data model whose record details you want to delete. For example, employee.

Record ID

Select or map the Record ID you want to delete.

Actions

Executes an action specified by ID.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Betty Blocks account.

Data Model

Select or map the data model for which you trigger the action.

Record ID

Select or map the Record ID for whose actions you want to create the trigger.

Action ID

Enter (map) the Action ID which you want to execute. You can find the Action ID in the page URL address when you click Actions > Action Name.

Other

Performs an arbitrary authorized API call.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Betty Blocks account.

URL

Enter a path relative to https://<app_name>.bettyblocks.com/api/models.

For example, /users/records

Note

For the list of available endpoints, refer to the Betty Blocks API Documentation.

Method

Select the HTTP method you want to use:

GET

to retrieve information for an entry.

POST

to create a new entry.

PUT

to update/replace an existing entry.

PATCH

to make a partial entry update.

DELETE

to delete an entry.

Headers

Enter the desired request headers. You don't have to add authorization headers; we already did that for you.

Query String

Enter the request query string.

Body

Enter the body content for your API call.

The following API call returns all the records from your Betty Blocks account:

URL:

/users/records

Method:

GET

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Matches of the search can be found in the module's Output under Bundle > Body.

In our example, 4 records were returned:

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