Developer Help

Access SDKs and APIs that let you extend the functionality and flexibility of Alteryx products.

Platform SDK

Alteryx SDKs let you extend your Alteryx experience in several different ways.

The Platform SDK is a modern superset of the capabilities available in the legacy Engine and HTML GUI SDKs. Previous SDKs use outdated technology and limit extension opportunities. The new SDKs use the latest open-source technology and open up new ways to extend Alteryx products.

SDK Quickstart Guide

Learn how to use the latest developer tools to create a custom plugin or tool for use in Alteryx.

AYX Plugin CLI Quickstart

The AYX Plugin CLI provides a single mechanism to guide you through the entire SDK development process, from scaffolding to packaging.


The AYX UI SDK is a React-based software development kit that lets you build custom applications to use within the Alteryx platform.

AYX Python SDK

The AYX Python SDK lets you extend the functionality of Alteryx Designer via custom tools and plugins. This SDK serves as the back-end engine component.

Custom Plugin Testing

Maximize development cycles by testing your plugins ahead of time without Designer.​ Use the SDK plugin unit test scaffolding and Testing Client to perform unit and client-side testing.

Alteryx APIs

Our APIs let you programmatically interact with Alteryx products to extend and customize your experience.

  • Programatically execute Alteryx Designer workflows via the AlteryxEngine API.
  • Integrate Alteryx functionality into your own systems with the .NET API.
  • Access data from Connect with the Connect API.
  • Access data from your Gallery with the Gallery API.
  • Access data from Alteryx Analytics Hub with the AAH API.

Get Started with APIs

AlteryxEngine API

Alteryx Analytics Cloud Platform API

Connect API

Gallery API

Analytics Hub API

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