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This is a QoL-request, and I love me some QoL-updates!

 

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While I'm developing I often need the output of a workflow as input for the next phase of my development. For example: an API run returns job location, status, and authentication ids. I want to use these in a new workflow to start experimenting what'll work best. Because of the experimenting part, I always do this in a new workflow and not cache and continue in my main flow.

 

Writing a temporary output file always feels like unnescesary steps, and tbh I don't want to write a file for a step that'll be gone before it reaches production. Esp if there is sensitive information in it.

 

Thanks.

24 Comments
ddiesel
13 - Pulsar

Alteryx, please do this!

marcusblackhill
12 - Quasar
12 - Quasar

How we still don't have it is the question here haahha good call, that would be very useful.

DavidP
17 - Castor
17 - Castor

Yes please!!!

Hamder83
11 - Bolide

Great idea :-)