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What is considered an API call?

I couldn’t find any information.

What is considered an API call as we get a limited amount per month.

For example, let’s say I retrieve 5 objects/rows from a table and each of these 5 objects has 2 objects that are linked.

How many API calls am I using?

Thank you

Hi @James!

API call is call to one of routes of Backendless API. It can be explicit (when you call directly REST endpoint from your code) or implicit ( when you call one of methods from SDK which require interaction with server (CRUD, logging, etc) ).

About your example. If you retrieve 5 objects with their relations by single find request it considered as one API call.

Regards, Andriy