Cloudant fundamentals: Using the API with curl

An HTTP-only API, in fact! (part 4 of 10)

Glynn Bird
May 29, 2018 · 3 min read

Put your URL in an environment variable

Yes yes. Cloudant’s CouchDB-style API is designed for the web. Photo by michael podger on Unsplash

Let’s create a database

Adding data

Reading the document back

Modifying a document

Deleting a document

Reducing the keyboard strain

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IBM CODAIT

Things we made with data at IBM’s Center for Open Source Data and AI Technologies.