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Getting the Module ID from Module Item ID. Chicken vs Egg...

Question asked by Jonny Sagorin on Aug 6, 2017
Latest reply on Aug 6, 2017 by Jonny Sagorin



Given a URL of this format, does anyone have suggestions on how to get the module ID from a module item ID?


I'd like to query the API for additional information on the module item, but to do so, I need the module ID:



Show module item ID

GET /api/v1/courses/:course_id/modules/:module_id/items/:id


The only way I know of doing this is:

- API query the course for all its modules

- for each module, API query for its module items until there is a match on a module item ID. At this point, I have the module Id


This approach is inefficient, but perhaps the only way?


Any suggestions on a  better, more efficient solution?