Where did $checkpoint go?

Hey there!

I’m trying to build a workflow that has some state data I need, and for that I’m trying to use $checkpoint, as defined here.

For the life of me, I can’t get this to work, despite doing what numerous examples are doing. I also notice it’s disappeared from the workflow settings page.

Did $checkpoint go flying?


Hi @dcabral

First off, welcome to the Pipedream community. Happy to have you!

Great question, it sounds like maybe you have made a new account or have been creating v2 workflows without realizing it.

Data Stores have replaced $checkpoint. But don’t worry, you can still set & retrieve values with Data Stores.

Here’s documentation on how to use Data Stores, including the pre-built actions available:

And here is how you can use Data Stores within Node.js code steps:

Finally here’s a quick screencast on the basics of using Data Stores in your workflows:

For the full list of changes from Pipedream v1 to v2, check out our migration guide:

Hope this helps!

Gotcha - thanks Pierce!

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