Commonly Used Data Handling Actions

String #

Base-64-Encode: Commonly used to encode ID and Password

Base-64-URL-Encode: Commonly used to convert a string into a URL

Character-Decode: Commonly used when working with foreign characters

Join:  URL, query, system command, etc in most cases is a combination of value from many sources.  String/join is used to concatenate those values into a single string.

Regex-Split: Commonly used when working with CSV files to split the new line

Replace: Commonly used for working with a timestamp. E.g. changing YYYY/MM/DD to YYYY-MM-DD by replacing / with .

Slice: Commonly used when retrieving just the year (YYYY) from YYYYMMDD. Slice at position 4.

Split-At: Commonly used when splitting YYYYMMDD to make YYYY and MMDD from. Split at position 4.

Split-With:  Commonly used when splitting YYYY/MM/DD to make YYYY, MM, and DD. Split with character /.

To-Integer: Commonly used to convert string to an integer.

Array #

Count:  Counts the number of elements in the list.

Insert-At:  Inserts the element in a given position. Commonly used with Iteration/for-each to extract data from a list of objects

Sort: Used to sort array elements in ascending order

Unique: Used to remove duplicate elements from the list

Conditional #

IF: If condition is used in many logic scenarios from processing simple tasks, to automating complex workflows. 

Config #

Start-Timer:  Used to start the timer based on a condition

Stop-Timer:  Used to stop the timer based on a condition.

Commonly used to start or stop the time after the flow or iteration is complete.

Data #

Expression: Used to apply code script (Elixir) for functions not supported with the built-in actions.

Log: Used to debug the solution

Set: Used to apply data

Get-Variable: Used often to get value from the Environment variable. 

DateTime #

Now: Used to get the current time

CurrentUnix-Time: Used to get current unix-time for easier time calculations

Integer #

To-String: Used to convert a number into a string


Decode: Commonly used when working with HTTP Request body.  Data in the request body is normally a JSON string hence needs to be decoded into an object.

Encode: Commonly used when sending data over HTTP Response, writing to file, etc

Organization #

Group:  Commonly used to organize and group the actions. It is also convenient when moving a group of actions between flows.

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