Amazing Marvin

The Amazing Marvin modules allow you to create, update, search, retrieve, and delete the tasks from your Amazing Marvin account.

Getting Started with Amazing Marvin

Prerequisites

An Amazing Marvin account - create an account at amazingmarvin.com/.

Connecting Amazing Marvin to Make

To connect your Amazing Marvin account to Make you need to obtain the API Key from your Amazing Marvin account and insert it in the Create a connection dialog in the Make module.

  1. Log in to your Amazing Marvin account.

  2. Go to URL Address, Amazing Marvin API Credentials

  3. Copy the API Key to your clipboard

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  4. Log in to your Make account, add a module from the Amazing Marvin app into an Make scenario.

  5. Click Add next to the Connection field.

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

  7. In the API Key enter the details copied in step 3 and click Continue.

The connection has been established.

Connecting Amazing Marvin database to Make

The Update a Task, Search Tasks, Delete a Task, Get a Task, and Make an API Call modules all require a database connection with Amazing Marvin. You need API credentials from Amazing Marvin.

  1. Log in to your Amazing Marvin account.

  2. Go to URL Address, Amazing Marvin API Credentials

  3. Copy the syncUser, syncPassword, syncServer, and syncDatabase fields. Keep this open in a separate tab or browser for easier copy-pasting.

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  4. Log in to your Make account, add a Update a Task, Search Tasks, Delete a Task, Get a Task, or Make an API Call module from the Amazing Marvin app into an Make scenario.

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

  6. Enter the syncUser key in the Username field.

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  7. Enter the syncPassword key in the Password field.

  8. Enter the syncServer key in the Database URL field.

  9. Enter the syncDatabase key in the Database Name field.

Task

Create a Task

Creates a new task.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Amazing Marvin account.

Done

Select whether the task needs to be done.

Day

Enter (map) the day on which the task is to be executed.

Title

Enter (map) a title for the task to create.

Parent ID

Enter (map) a Parent ID for the task to create.

Label IDs

Select or map the Label IDs to add to the task.

First Scheduled

Enter (map) the scheduled date for the task.

Rank

Enter (map) the rank for the task to update.

Daily Section

Select the daily section for the task:

  • Morning 

  • Afternoon

  • Evening

Bonus Section

Enter (map) the bonus sections for the task.

Note

Enter (map) the note for the task being created.

Due Date

Enter (map) the due date to create the task.

Update a Task

Updates a task.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Amazing Marvin account.

Username

Enter (map) the syncUser details of your account.

Password

Enter (map) the syncPassword details of your account.

Database URL

Enter (map) the syncServer details of your account.

Database Name

Enter (map) the syncDatabase details of your account.

Task ID

Select or map the Task ID to update a task.

Done

Select whether the task needs to be done.

Day

Enter (map) the day on which the task is to be executed.

Title

Enter (map) a title for the task to create.

Parent ID

Enter (map) a Parent ID for the task to update.

Label IDs

Select or map the Label IDs to add to the task.

First Scheduled

Enter (map) the updated scheduled date for the task.

Rank

Enter (map) the rank for the task to update.

Daily Section

Select the daily section for the task:

  • Morning 

  • Afternoon

  • Evening

Bonus Section

Enter (map) the bonus sections for the task.

Note

Enter (map) the updated note for the task.

Due Date

Enter (map) the due date to create the task.

Search Tasks

Searches for a specific task or lists them all.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Amazing Marvin account.

Done

Select whether the task needs to be done.

Day

Enter (map) the day on which the task was executed to search.

Title

Enter (map) a title for the task to search.

Parent ID

Enter (map) a Parent ID for the task to search.

Label IDs

Select or map the Label IDs to search the task.

First Scheduled

Enter (map) the scheduled date of the task to retrieve.

Rank

Enter (map) the rank of the task to search.

Daily Section

Select the daily section for the task:

  • Morning 

  • Afternoon

  • Evening

Bonus Section

Enter (map) the bonus sections for the task.

Note

Enter (map) the note for the task being created.

Due Date

Enter (map) the due date of the task to search.

Limit

Set the maximum number of tasks Make should return during one execution cycle. The default value is 10.

Delete a Task

Deletes a task.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Amazing Marvin account.

Task ID

Select or map the Task ID to delete a task.

Get a Task

Returns a certain task.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Amazing Marvin account.

Task ID

Select or map the Task ID to retrieve a task.

Others

Make an API Call

Makes an API request to Database using CouchDB API

Connection

Establish a connection to your Amazing Marvin account.

URL

Enter a path relative to https://512940bf-6e0c-4d7b-884b-9fc66185836b-bluemix.cloudant.com

For example: /_all_docs

For the list of available endpoints, refer to the CouchDB 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.

Example of Use - List

The following API call returns all documents from your Amazing Marvin account:

URL: /_all_docs

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Method: GET

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Matches of the search can be found in the module's Output under Bundle > Body. In our example, 56 documents were returned: