Automation As Code with Visual Studio Code

How to Use Automation-as-Code with the Visual Studio Code Editor

This template lets you communicate with the CDA, CDD and AWA backend using the exposed REST endpoints. For this you need the Visual Studio Code Editor and  REST Client Plugin.

  1. Download Visual Code from here: https://code.visualstudio.com
  2. Install the VS Code REST-Client. To do so, search for "REST" in the Extension marketplace. Using this extension, you can interact directy with the Automic REST API within the VS Code editor.
  3. Use the provide .rest tempates to start working with the CDA, CDD and AWA REST API
  • Send REST API calls to the CDA, CDD and AWA backend
  • Retrieve CDA, CDD or AWA entities via the REST API and edit them within Visual Studio Code
  • Use Multiple Requests in one file
  • Save raw response and response to your local disk
  • Use variables in any place of the request
  • Intellisense

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