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GenerateEvent State

- id: a
  type: generateEvent
    type: myeventtype
    source: myeventsource
    data: 'jq(.data)'
    datacontenttype: application/json


Parameter Description Type Required
type Identifies which kind of StateDefinition is being used. In this case it must be set to generateEvent. string yes
id An identifier unique within the workflow to this one state. string yes
log If defined, the workflow will generate a log when it commences this state. See StateLogging. Structured JQ no
metadata If defined, updates the instance's metadata. See InstanceMetadata. Structured JQ no
transform If defined, modifies the instance's data upon completing the state logic. See StateTransforms. Structured JQ no
transition Identifies which state to transition to next, referring to the next state's unique id. If undefined, this state terminates the workflow. string no
catch Defines behaviour for handling of catchable errors. []ErrorCatchDefinition no
delay ISO8601 duration string defining how long to hold the event before broadcasting it. string no
event Defines the event to generate. GenerateEventDefinition yes


Parameter Description Type Required
type Sets the CloudEvents event type. string yes
source Sets the CloudEvents event source. string yes
data Defines the content of the payload for the CloudEvents event. Structured JQ no
datacontenttype An RFC2046 string specifying the payload content type. string no
context If defined, must evaluate to an object of key-value pairs. These will be used to define CloudEvents event context data. Structured JQ no