Tulip Office Hours 10MAR2021 [Connectors]

this week is a focused Office Hours in which we’ll be looking at Connectors in depth. we’ll be looking at how HTTP and SQL connectors (and functions) can be created to interact with software systems that exist within your organization from Tulip apps.

have you created connectors?? if so, share them below!!

here are the available sessions:

  • Spanish: 2021-03-10T15:00:00Z
  • EST: 2021-03-11T16:00:00Z
  • EU: 2021-03-12T09:00:00Z


  • March App Competition: the March App competition is still open and as a reminder we’re giving away an exciting new gift, a Tulip Edge MC!! take a look at the competition and submit your idea for how you would use Node-RED.
  • Customizing Account Color Palette: modifying this setting for your Tulip account can save a lot of time when building apps and helps maintain consistency throughout your apps!!
  • HTTP Connectors : demo on how to connect to an API service that provides real time information on the current weather anywhere in the world.
  • SQL Connectors : understand how SQL insert, read and update queries can be created to interact Work Order information stored in a PostgreSQL table.

if you have any questions or topics you’d like to review, please add them as a comment to this thread and we’ll answer them in the order in which they were received.

hello all, the recording of this week’s Spanish Office Hours can be viewed here:

topics covered:
0:00​​ Edge MC March App Competition
9:00​ Updating Color Palette for your Instance
13:00​ Using the OpenWeather API to get data into Tulip
17:00​ Using SendGrid to sending emails to arbitrary emails
21:00​ Integrating Tulip data with a SQL Database
27:00​ User Question (Raquel): Building an Audit app
38:00​ User Question (Miguel): Managing which apps are accessible via the Shop Floor Stations
46:00​ User Question (Judyth): Displaying data being collected on Dashboards

hello all, the recording of this week’s EST Office Hours can be viewed here:

topics covered:
0:00​ Introductions
9:00​ March App Competition - Win an Edge MC!
10:00​ Updating Color Palette in Tulip
12:00​ HTTP Connectors
18:00​ SQL Connectors
31:00​ Connecting to SharePoint
38:00​ Analytics Question: Adding lines to charts
52:00​ Keyboard Shortcuts

thanks @velogirlrides, @Neo & others for the great questions, see you next week!!

hello all, the recording of this week’s EU Office Hours can be viewed here:

topics covered:
0:00​​ Introductions
2:00​​ Updating Color Palette in Tulip
5:00​​ HTTP Connectors [OpenWeather]
7:00​​ HTTP Connectors [SendGrid]
11:00​​ SQL Connectors
20:00​ Inputting DateTime without Time Component
28:00​ Integrating Tulip with LoRaWAN
34:00​ Select Users’ Name and send to SQL DB
50:00​ Digital History Record Widget

thanks @oviland, @nigel.griffin, @Adam.Fletcher for the great questions!!