Applications → Working with Forms → Customizing Forms → Managing Form Behavior → Using Form Widgets → Using the REST Grid Widget
Use the REST Grid widget to pull data from any Web service that supports the REST format and display that data on custom forms.
As part of creating a product incident request, a service representative needs to select the product that an incident is related to from a list. Instead of replicating the product data in SBM to populate the list, use a REST Grid widget to retrieve the information dynamically from the company's product catalog. The REST Grid widget can also display product images, so the representative has a visual way to select the product.
A writer for a financial magazine has an item assigned to him for each date he needs to submit an article for publication. The custom form for the New state has a REST Grid widget that returns the financial questions people asked on the magazine's Web site. The writer uses these questions as ideas for the content of the article.
Follow these steps for basic widget configuration:
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