How to query Retool from my React application?


My impression from Retool's marketing pages as well as the API Generator was that I could do something like this:

Postgres -> Create views & tables in Retool -> Query views & tables via REST API from React frontend

Can't seem to figure out how to expose my Retool application as a REST API... is that possible?


Hey @Jos!

You can use Retool as one of the frontends for your Postgres DB, e.g. you can still create views and manage the data that lives there. However, at the moment, if you'd like a scalable API that you'll be hitting with a separate frontend it'll likely need to be hosted outside of Retool.

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