Forum - PATCH verb for APIs

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    Ben Dalwood
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    Hello,

    Is there any plans to include / support a partial update of data/records via the APIs?

    It would be very useful to simply ‘PATCH’ an attribute to a user for instance, rather than need to GET then POST for a fresh update.

    I would think this would also unburden the API gateways in many cases, as the payloads would typically be smaller.

    Kind regards,
    Ben

    #63630
    Ori Miller
    Keymaster

    Hi Ben,
    Indeed PATCH can be useful, and we might add support for it in the future. It is not a simple task, so I can’t say more than that currently.
    Ori
    Alma API Team

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