Terminology
In Stackby we use formulas consisting of terms and symbols which are the same for programming languages. They are simplified to make formulas easier to write and understand.
The table below lists the terms you'll encounter and some common examples of each one.
Word  Usage  Example 
Curly Bracket  Reference a {Column Name}  {Price} or {Status} 
Function  References a formula function that performs specific calculations using specific column names  SUM ({Value 1}, {Value 2}) or
AVERAGE ({Value 1}, {Value 2}) 
Operator  Symbols used in formula to output different calculations  
String  Group of text characters that are used in the formula. String input need to be given in double quotes.  “This text needs to be changed” 
Array  Collection of values separated by a comma  Price 1, Price 2, Price 3 
Integer  Whole number  positive, negative or zero  9 
Date  A date format that can be represented in multiple ways  January 1st, 2022
