FastField

The FastField modules allow you to watch, create, update, list, the dispatches, global lists, and lookup lists in your FastField account.

Getting Started with FastField

Prerequisites

  • A FastField account

In order to use FastField with Make, it is necessary to have a FastField account. If you do not have one, you can create a FastFieldt account at fastfieldforms.com/start-trial.html.

Note

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

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

1. Login to your FastField developer account.

Note

To get access to the developer account, raise a request with the FastField support team from your regular FastField account. You will receive a link to your registered email address with details to login to FastField developer account.

2. Click Your Profile Icon > Profile. In Your Subscriptions section, against Primary Key, click Show and copy the API key to your clipboard.

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3. Go to Make and open the FastField module's Create a connection dialog.

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

5. In the Username and Password fields, enter your FastField account login credentials respectively.

6. In the API Key field, enter the API key copied in step 2 and click Continue.

The connection has been established.

List Dispatches by a User

Returns all uncompleted dispatched forms for a given user.

Connection

Establish a connection to your FastField account.

User ID

Select the User ID whose dispatches you want to list.

Limit

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

Create a Dispatch

Dispatches a form to one or more users.

Connection

Establish a connection to your FastField account.

Form ID

Select the Form ID whose dispatches you want to create. When you select the form type, the field auto-populates the

Name

Enter a name for the dispatch.

Due Date

Enter the date by when the dispatch must be delivered. For example, 2020-12-03T08:38:27.771-08:00

Recipients

Add the recipients of the dispatch to whom it will be delivered. You can multiple users either by their User ID or user's email address.

Auto Create Users

Select the checkbox to create users automatically.

Message

Enter the message text of the dispatch.

Dispatch Email Subject

Enter the email subject line for the dispatch.

Dispatch Email Message

Enter the message that appears in the email about the dispatch.

Reference ID

Enter the Reference ID number of the dispatch.

List Global Lists

Returns the list of the global list associated with the account of the authenticated user.

Connection

Establish a connection to your FastField account.

Limit

Set the maximum number of global lists Make should return during one scenario execution cycle.

Create a Global List

Creates a Global list in calling the user's account.

Connection

Establish a connection to your FastField account.

List Name

Enter a name for the global list.

File Name

Enter the file name including the file extension. for example, test.txt

File Data

Enter or map the file data.

Update a Global List

Updates a Global list in calling the user's account.

Connection

Establish a connection to your FastField account.

List ID

Select the List ID whose details you want to update.

File Name

Enter the file name including the file extension. for example, test.txt

File Data

Enter or map the file data.

List Lookup Lists

Returns the list of lookup lists associated with the account of the authenticated user.

Connection

Establish a connection to your FastField account.

Limit

Set the maximum number of lookup lists Make should return during one scenario execution cycle.

Create a Lookup List

Creates a lookup list in calling the user's account.

Connection

Establish a connection to your FastField account.

List Name

Enter a name for the lookup list.

File Name

Enter the file name including the file extension. for example, test.txt

File Data

Enter or map the file data.

Update a Lookup List

Updates a lookup list in calling the user's account.

Connection

Establish a connection to your FastField account.

List ID

Select the List ID whose details you want to update.

File Name

Enter the file name including the file extension. for example, test.txt

File Data

Enter or map the file data.

Watch Form Submissions

Triggers when a new form is submitted to FastField.

Webhook Name

Enter a name for the webhook.

Connection

Establish a connection to your FastField account.

1. Open the Watch Form Submissions module, establish a connection, and copy the URL address to the clipboard.

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2. Login to your FastField account, click Account > Account > Integrations. In the Form Submit Webhook URL field, enter the URL address copied in step 1 and click Save.

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You have successfully added the webhook.

Make an API Call

Performs an arbitrary authorized API call.

Connection

Establish a connection to your FastField account.

URL

Enter a path relative to https://api.fastfieldforms.com/services. For example: /v3/submissions

Note

For the list of available endpoints, refer to the FastField 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 - Get Forms

The following API call returns all the forms from your FastField account:

URL: /v3/forms

Method: GET

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Matches of the search can be found in the module's Output under Bundle > Body. In our example, 3 forms were returned:

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