Ethereum is a public, open-source, blockchain-based distributed software platform that allows developers to build and deploy decentralized applications.
Integrations and Connectors
AgilePoint NX integrates in these ways with Ethereum:
- Activities in Process Builder
- Lookups in eForm Builder
- Automated Actions Based on Ethereum Event Logs (Event Service)
- Access tokens
Activities in Process Builder
You can use out-of-the-box activities for Ethereum to execute actions in process-based apps.
An activity is a functional unit, or task, in a process-based app. Activities that integrate with a third-party system provide access to the API functionality for that system in a simple, point-and-click, form-entry format. This means that you can easily leverage APIs without writing code.
The following activities are available for Ethereum:
- Deploy Smart Contract
- Execute Smart Contract
- Query Smart Contract
- Read Event logs
For more information, refer to the process activities for Ethereum in Process Builder.
Lookups in eForm Builder
You can create lookups for Ethereum in eForm Builder and form-based apps.
A lookup is an automated procedure that retrieves data from an external data source, such as a database or third-party service, to display runtime. For example, you can use a lookup to populate the options in a list on an eForm.
For more information, refer to Ethereum Auto-Lookup configuration.
This image is only one example configuration screen from the Auto-Lookup form control. It does not show all the configuration options, and lookups can be configured and executed in multiple ways. The Auto-Lookup control can perform a lookup for eForms or other controls. However, many other form controls have built-in lookup capabilities — for example, the Drop-Down List form control. For information about how to configure lookups, refer to eForm Controls.
Automated Actions Based on Ethereum Event Logs (Event Service)
AgilePoint NX apps can take automated actions when a specific event occurs in Ethereum. These events are determined based on the event log. For example, a process-based app can start based on a specific event that occurs in Ethereum.
You can create access tokens for Ethereum.
An access token is a secure object that stores an endpoint (usually a URL) and authentication credentials to connect to a service or technology. Often this is an external or third-party service, like Salesforce or SharePoint, but access tokens can also connect to an AgilePoint NX enviornment, local database, or other types of technologies. Once an access token is created, app designers can simply select and reuse it, rather than entering the credentials each time they are needed.
For more information, refer to Access Token for Ethereum.
- Ethereum tab - Process activities
- Access Token for Ethereum
- Ethereum Auto-Lookup configuration
Some information about third-party integrations is outside the scope of the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation. It is the responsibility of the vendors who create and maintain these technologies to provide this information. This includes specific business use cases and examples; explanations for third-party concepts; details about the data models and input and output data formats for third-party technologies; and various types of IDs, URL patterns, connection string formats, or other technical information that is specific to the third-party technologies. For more information, refer to Where Can I Find Information and Examples for Third-Party Integrations?
Use these links to find third-party vendor documentation for Ethereum:
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