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Kemedia
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Parsing HTTP Response Body

How do you parse the response body from an HTTP POST to extract a string from json?

 

I send a HTTP POST to an api from Random.ORG to generate a random string.  

 

I get the response successfully.  This is the response body:

 

 

{ 
"jsonrpc":"2.0",
"result":{
"random":{
"data":[
"48588608"
],
"completionTime":"2016-12-16 03:28:36Z"
},
"bitsUsed":27,
"bitsLeft":249460,
"requestsLeft":980,
"advisoryDelay":230
},
"id":32400
}

 

I want to extract the value 48588608 from result/random/data.

 

I am using Mcrosoft Flow and want to use this string in the next step of the Flow, to send in an email, for example.

 

Any guidance?

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Kemedia
Frequent Visitor

How do you parse json to get the string from a HTTP POST.

 

I am working with the following response body:

 

Status Code: 200
Body: {"jsonrpc":"2.0","result":{"random":{"data":["48588608"],"completionTime":"2016-12-16 03:28:36Z"},"bitsUsed":27,"bitsLeft":249460,"requestsLeft":980,"advisoryDelay":230},"id":32400}

 

I want to extract the value 48588608 from result/random/data.

 

I am using Mcrosoft Flow and want to uise this string in an email, for example.

 

Would a Compose action wrk?  What would be the synatx to extract the data?

 

 

 

v-micsh-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Kemedia,

 

I am not very familar with HTTP functions, have you tried the Compose in Microsoft Flow? What is the output result of the HTTP post body?

Maybe the following article would be helpful:

Calling Microsoft Flow from your application

Extend your web site or app with Microsoft Flow

Please post back if you need any further assistance.

A notice: I found your another thread at the PowerApps forum, and merged it here.

Regards

Community Support Team _ Michael Shao
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