Custom Libraries - A Game changer for Retool

Last week I got access to the Retool Custom Libraries (still in beta). Today I had the chance to play with them. For simplicity, I am going to use a simple Python Library called yFinance installed. The installation was really easy. I then wired a simple workflow to talk to Yahoo Finance.

This workflow is accepting 3 parameters from our Retool App and then pass that along to the code block that uses the yfinance python library.

The next step is to create a Resource in Retool App to run the newly created Workflow. It was as easy as 1-2-3.

Once the Workflow was connected, I had to create a little transformer to transform the json object to an array.

Then I hooked up that transformer to a table and a chart.

That's about it.

Thank you Retool for creating this new Beta feature. As the next step, I am going to try the Airbyte Python Libraries. That will be a game changer for Retool Dashboards

Thank you for reading this.


Hey @Harsha_Wijesooriya This is awesome :raised_hands: Thanks for sharing with us all on the forum :blush:

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