Ready APIs in DronaHQ are pre-built interfaces that facilitate smooth communication and data exchange between DronaHQ and external services, platforms, or APIs. These APIs serve as ready-made integrations that enhance the functionality of DronaHQ by seamlessly connecting with popular external applications and services.
DronaHQ offers a diverse range of ready APIs across various categories, including CRM systems, marketing platforms, database services, collaboration tools, and more. These APIs eliminate the need for complex coding or manual integration by providing out-of-the-box connectivity.
Configuring Ready API Connectors
The process of connecting Ready APIs may differ from one another. Typically, you can initiate the connection by clicking on the desired Ready API connector, which will prompt you to establish a connection with your account.
This can involve various methods, such as providing an API key, logging in through a portal, or utilizing other authentication mechanisms based on the specific Ready API connector.
By following these steps, you can easily establish the connection and unlock the functionality offered by the respective Ready API.
To illustrate the configuration process, let's consider the example of integrating HackerRank's Ready API with DronaHQ. Click on
HackerRank -> Connect hackerRank.
You will notice that, this particular Ready API requires
API TOKEN KEY to connect. Provide the key and click
Save. This will save your account configuration.
Utilizing the Ready API Connector
To use the configured Ready API connector, navigate to your app and select
New -> Connector Library, then select connector from the dropdown.
Ready API connectors offer a versatile range of functionalities, serving multiple purposes that encompass data management and collaboration tools. These connectors can be utilized not only in Data Queries but also in
Action Builder and
Automation Builder. This flexibility allows for seamless integration of Ready API connectors across various modules within DronaHQ, enabling users to leverage their capabilities for a wide range of activities and workflows.
Installing API connectors on Self-Hosted Version
To begin integrating external services and APIs with DronaHQ, the first step is to install the API connector.
To install third-party connectors in DronaHQ, simply navigate to
DronaHQ -> Connectors and click the
"+" button to add a new connector. The On-Prem version offers a variety of options, including GraphQL, Airtable, Gmail, and more. Additionally, the REST API enables seamless integration with third-party APIs, granting access to external systems.
When installing third-party APIs, the Self-Hosted version provides robust authentication support. You can leverage major API authentication methods to ensure secure and reliable connections between DronaHQ and external services.
Let's dive into the process of installing a Ready API connector on the Self-Hosted version of DronaHQ. Start by selecting the desired connector and providing a name for it.
Next, each Ready API connector has their own specific requirements for configuration on the Self-Hosted version. To illustrate, let's explore the example of installing the HackerRank Ready API on the Self-Hosted version of DronaHQ.