Compass is Cosential’s RESTful API for creating, updating, searching and removing work product elements in Cosential.
HTTP actions are used as follows:
Compass uses HTTP standard authentication to acquire an access token. The access token is used in subsequent API calls to identify the authenticated API client and user. The access token expires in 30 minutes of inactivity. Compass requires standard TLS\SSL encryption to secure all API communication.
Compass supports searching on almost all primary elements and uses Lucene query language, an easy to learn, highly dynamic, and powerful search syntax.
Cosential data elements have complex relationships and are user customizable. Compass provides an interface to discover how data elements relate to other data elements and how they have been customized by the currently authenticated user.