About the Data REST API
The REST API allows you to get data out of ThoughtSpot so you can use it in a Web page, portal, or application.
Use a POST method to access the URL, which calls the REST API. The data is returned as a JSON string. When using this method, you must extract the data from the JSON file and render it on your Web page, portal, or application.
You can use the REST API to do things like:
Generate dynamic picklists on your Web page.
Display a single value.
Retrieve the data to populate a visualization drawn by your own renderer.
Pull data directly from ThoughtSpot
Remember that the data you retrieve from ThoughtSpot is live data, so whenever the Web page is rendered, the current value(s) will be shown.
Direct Search-to-Embed API enables searching directly from an external application or web page to pull data from ThoughtSpot. This feature was introduced in ThoughtSpot 5.0. When using it, you can access data stored in ThoughtSpot directly. You do not have to save a search result to a pinboard and then reference it using the visualization’s URL.