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http.post() function

http.post() sends an HTTP POST request to the specified URL with headers and data and returns the HTTP status code.

Function type signature
(url: string, ?data: bytes, ?headers: A) => int where A: Record
For more information, see Function type signatures.

Parameters

url

(Required) URL to send the POST request to.

headers

Headers to include with the POST request.

Header keys with special characters: Wrap header keys that contain special characters in double quotes ("").

data

Data body to include with the POST request.

Examples

Send the last reported status to a URL

import "json"
import "http"

lastReported =
    from(bucket: "example-bucket")
        |> range(start: -1m)
        |> filter(fn: (r) => r._measurement == "statuses")
        |> last()
        |> findColumn(fn: (key) => true, column: "_level")

http.post(
    url: "http://myawsomeurl.com/api/notify",
    headers: {Authorization: "Bearer mySuPerSecRetTokEn", "Content-type": "application/json"},
    data: json.encode(v: lastReported[0]),
)

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