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How to call REST api using Javascript in Designer?

mak4753
Level 2
Level 2

I want to first check if the Rest api is online or offline before actually submitting the form to the same. How can I do that using javascript in Forms Designer?

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BarlaeDC
Level 5
Level 5

Moving to Livecycle Designer forum.

Thom_Parker
Level 4
Level 4

You can call the Rest API from the NET.HTTP object.

mak4753
Level 2
Level 2

Thanks Thom for the inputs. Can you please share a sample code of the same so that I can try?

Thom_Parker
Level 4
Level 4

This is something you'll need to setup yourself. The NET.HTTP object provides functionality for making raw HTTP Requests.  It's a matter of setting the request parameters to match the Rest API.

_Bruce_Robertson
Level 10
Level 10

You can also use the FormCalc functions to call a web service and I've an example with this sample Adobe LiveCycle Designer Cookbooks by BR001: Calling a RESTful web service from a PDF form.  Which also shows how to call FormCalc functions from JavaScript.

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