Data type discrepancies

  • 3 November 2021
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When tracking webhook events and also using the API, there are data discrepancies how field values are presented or formatted. One such case is the Subscription#period_type. In a webhook event the value is uppercase but in the api it’s all lowercase. Another is the use of both millisecond timestamps and ISO 8601 datetime string. This makes for very awkward handling of RevenueCat’s data in our codebase. Granted, I realize this is not easy to reconcile in existing APIs but in the future I would hope the company can adopt standards for these fields that they stick to across their platform.  


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