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Retool Cloud updates for 31 May 2019

Resource access levels

  • Extended the access control levels in Retool to allow admins to restrict access to Resources connected in Retool.
  • You can use this feature to do things like:
    • Only allow analysts to use readonly database connections.
    • Only allow developers to use apis / databases that they manage.

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Here, the group lets the "Awesome Intern" use the onboarding_db (readonly) and onboarding_api resources to create / modify apps

Query playground

  • Added the Query Playground which lets developers write queries quickly without having to create an app. Screen Shot 2019-06-03 at 2.02.33 PM.png

  • Coming soon: reusing queries you write in the playground within your Retool apps.

Tile homepage view

  • Added a new tile-based home screen for Retool apps
  • You can customize the image you use for each tile.
  • You can also "favorite" your most frequently used apps so that always appear at the top of the page.

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  • Added support for deleting S3 files.
  • Added support for S3 bucket URLs in APIs that use the AWSv4 authentication method.
  • Increased maximum timeout for queries to 10 minutes.


  • Fixed how custom redirect flows in "Custom Auth" APIs work in "staging" environments.
  • Fixed POST/PUT/DELETE requests in the Stripe integration that have an empty body.