Oracle HCM Cloud REST API how-to miniseries I

Hi colleagues,

I would like to start a short series about using REST API in Oracle HCM Cloud. As far as you know, you can use Oracle REST APIs to view and manage data stored in Oracle Applications Cloud and those can be used as a bridge between external applications and Oracle HCM Cloud.
There is a big list of APIs available: https://docs.oracle.com/en/cloud/saas/human-resources/20a/farws/index.html

If you are new to REST I would recommend going through my article that describes a concept: https://hcmcloudhub.com/2016/01/16/an-introduction-to-the-rest-apis-in-oracle-hcm-cloud/

In this post I am going to outline several parameters that may be useful while working with Employees/Assignment REST Endpoints:

  • Limit attributes to be retrieved

To decrease the size of the resulting payload, specify which attributes should be returned by using the fields parameter:
GET hcmRestApi/resources/latest/emps?fields=PersonNumber
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