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Can you get the full project hierarchy in a single web service call?

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  • 1.  Can you get the full project hierarchy in a single web service call?

    Posted 05-14-2015 07:09 AM
    I see I can piece together the hierachy by querying the children for each project starting at the root but that would be a bunch of web service calls.  Is there a single call that provides the hierarchy?


  • 2.  Re: Can you get the full project hierarchy in a single web service call?
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    Posted 05-27-2015 08:36 PM
    Unfortunately there's no single call that supports this. I've talked to the folks on the Rally support side and I understand that there are performance challenges that prevent them from exposing this via API.

    In our mobile application we've worked around this in a couple of ways:
    • We provide an alphabetically flattened list of all the projects in the workspace as a path to completeness.
    • For hierarchy we query those projects that the user has access to which have no parent and then as the user navigates (expanding the sub-hierarchy) we do subsequent fetches to retrieve the set of child projects for the parent. It's a disconcertingly chatty process but the best that we've been able to come up with thus far


  • 3.  Re: Can you get the full project hierarchy in a single web service call?

    Posted 05-27-2015 09:42 PM
    What mobile app?


  • 4.  Re: Can you get the full project hierarchy in a single web service call?

    Posted 05-27-2015 09:43 PM


  • 5.  Re: Can you get the full project hierarchy in a single web service call?

    Posted 05-27-2015 09:50 PM
    Ahhh.  Looks cool!!! Thanks!!