A Hello World Element

There is probably nothing more common in the world of programming than the time-honored tradition of "Hello World" examples, using the simplest possible problem to introduce someone to a new language, library, or tool.

While neither "hello", nor "world", appears anywhere in the ipify example connector (https://github.com/CloudElementsOpenLabs/examples/tree/master/elements/ipify) from our examples GitHub repository, nonetheless, it serves the same purpose by being the simplest possible (if you come up with a simpler one, please let me know).

Since connectors are essentially adapters for existing APIs, this one needed a similarly minimalist API. ipify is about as simple as they come. A single endpoint that needs no authentication and just a single query parameter. This gives us an opportunity to build the perfect example of what is essential to building a new connector in Axway AMPLIFY.

Just follow the instructions here to get going.

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