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Microsoft Office & VBA

REST access to blister functions

To take the idea covered in Getting lists as a restquery a little further, why not simple expose all the custom blister functions so they can be queried too. This means that you can use exactly the same […]

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Microsoft Office & VBA

Getting lists as a restquery

In using scriptDB as a noSQL database, I showed how to do queries on a scriptDB as if it were a REST API. Since these blister lists are just data in a scriptDB, we can […]

Microsoft Office & VBA

Regex, scraping and visualizing

Normally I’d want to use the Rest to Excel library to get data into Excel, but sometimes you have to resort to web scraping. My preferred route is to do something in scraperwiki, then use a rest query […]

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Recursion

How to traverse a treeview

Treeview traversal and recursion In Rest Results Explorer i showed how to Create a treeview from json using the treeView control. Objects like the treeview are generally dealt with recursively – see Getting started with recursion and Getting to Grips with recursion for […]

Microsoft Office & VBA

Using cRest directly

What can you learn here? sing cRest Advanced capabilities Building new libraries Accessing the cRest class directly get it now Up till now we’ve been looking at the modules in the Rest to Excel library as the integration […]

Json

Fusion data to Excel

In Flight data from Fusion I showed how to get a large amount of data from various Google Fusion tables into a javascript app. Since the Fusion API is just a REST API, you can use the Rest […]

Json

Combining multiple rest queries

What can you learn here? Using cRest Multiple sources Combining Putting together multiple queries on same sheet get it now So far we’ve been considering Rest queries to be discrete. In this section we are going […]

Microsoft Office & VBA

Adhoc Rest Queries

What can you learn here? Library of Rest Calls One off queries Argument structure Running one off queries using the cRest class get it now Now that we have a generalized mechanism to easily populate […]

Microsoft Office & VBA

Adding to the rest library

What can you learn here? Library of Rest Calls How to add new entries How to query from data Adding more content to the rest library get it now Now that we have a generalized mechanism […]

General JavaScript techniques

jquery promise snippet

Promises are an elegant way of providing for the handling of the future completion of an action in JavaScript. You will be familiar with the concept of a callback. This allows your app to get […]

Apps Script & Java Script

Deduce column headings from rest Query

In Rest to Excel library there are plenty of examples of populating sheets from rest queries. Usually you simply name the columns to match the data you want to extract and you are good to go. However, you […]

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Library for rest API

This is the library you need to include if you want to make a rest API handler for DataHandler, as described in DataHandler REST API.   The library reference is McxgTjMRcbw1FnIo94Nml5Ki_d-phDA33 Reference … under way The Code

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Json

Rest to Excel library

What can you learn here? Library of Rest Calls Populate excel tables Add your own   A library to populate Excel tables with rest query results get it now  I found myself writing similar code to […]