Connecting to Float

Float is a resource management, planning and scheduling software platform to plan team’s work.

Data integration: Skyvia supports importing data to and from Float, exporting Float data to CSV files, replicating Float data to relational databases and synchronizing Float data with other cloud apps and relational databases.

Backup: Skyvia Backup does not support Float.

Query: Skyvia Query supports Float.

Float-Specific Features and Limitations

Skyvia has the following limitations for Float:

  • In the Data Integration product, Float connections are supported only for packages, which use a new data integration runtime.

    Make sure that the Use new runtime checkbox is selected on the tab bar if you want to use Float in your package.

  • Skyvia supports DML operations for such Float objects:
    • INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE: Clients, Departments, LoggedTime, Milestones, People, Phases, Projects, Tasks, TeamHolidays, TimeOffs.
    • INSERT, UPDATE: TimeOffTypes.
  • Skyvia supports Replication with Incremental Updates for such Float objects: Accounts, LoggedTime, People, Phases, Projects, Tasks, TimeOffs.

  • Skyvia supports Synchronization for such Float objects: LoggedTime, People, Phases, Projects, Tasks, TimeOffs.

  • When importing data to the Tasks object, in addition to required columns, you also need to specify one of the following columns – PeopleId or PeopleIds.

  • To get records from the PeopleReports and ProjectReports objects, you need to filter data by StartDate and EndDate fields. The received data will correspond to the period between the specified dates.

  • The PhaseId field is not marked as a foreign key in the Tasks and LoggedTime objects.

Float Connections

To create a connection to Float, you simply need to enter your API Key. To start creating a connection, follow the below steps:

  1. Click +NEW in the top menu.
  2. Click Connection in the menu on the left to open the Select Connector page.
  3. In the opened pane, click Float.
  4. In the Connection Editor page, specify a connection name that will be used to identify the connection.

    Connection Editor window

  5. Enter your API Key.
  6. Use the Test Connection button to make sure that the connection is successful and then click Create Connection.

    Connection Editor window

Supported Actions and Actions Specifics

Float connector supports the following actions: