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Formulating queries : Creating, editing, and deleting records
 

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Creating, editing, and deleting records

Create records using the POST method. Update and delete records using the POST method with the custom header, X-HTTP-Method, with a value of MERGE or DELETE. A request should include:
*Your DataDirect Cloud account credentials.
*If the backend data source credentials are not stored in the Data Source definition, the ddcloud-datasource-user and the ddcloud-datasource-password headers.
*The resource URL appropriate for the operation:
*To create a record, include the plural entity name and supply property values in the body.
*To update a record, include the plural entity name and the primary key value.
*To delete a record, include the plural entity name and the primary key value.
To create or update, supply property values in either Atom Pub or JSON format. Use the Content-Type header to specify the format as one of the following:
*application/atom+xml
*application/atom+xml;charset=UTF-8
*application/json
*application/json;charset=UTF-8
* Create example
* Update example
* Delete example