We strongly recommend customers to use the Execute MQL api to retrieve card data instead of the cards api. This is because Execute MQL API retrieves results faster than the cards api.
Please find below examples:
1. If you would like to retrieve all cards which have their 'completed on' date as 13th july 2012 (Here 'completed on' being a property). You can try the below:
Please refer below link to read more on 'EXECUTE MQL API'
Again, for cases where you are looking to use version or rendered_description to to get the html of the description you can use the Card API.