API stands for Application Programming Interface. A program's API defines the proper way for a developer to request services from that program.

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JavaScript API for REST

I have a REST API, which naturally you can just use HTTP calls (mainly Ajax) in order to send and receive data. I am building a layer of abstraction on top of the raw REST API for JavaScript ...
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Slim API with 3 layer architecture

I'm new to Slim and the three layered approach I'm using below. So far I have the API, a Presentation layer (leaving out for now), a Business Logic Layer, and a Data Access Layer. The code's working, ...
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System to handle the short lived async task

I'm developing an application in which there are many short-lived tasks which are run in separate threads. I've developed a generic and reusable system to handle such a requirement. The code snippet ...
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External API calls from a C#.NET client

I have a simple c# mvc client that calls an external api..here is my attempt ...
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Sending a C++ array to Python/NumPy and back

I am going to send a C++ array to a Python function as NumPy array and get back another NumPy array. After consulting with NumPy documentation and some other threads and tweaking the code, the code is ...
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PHP connector for communicating with a REST API (part 2)

I wrote a PHP connector that will allow me to communicate with a REST API using PHP. The class was little over 1500 lines of code, it was difficult to manage it. It was a nightmare to even look at it ...
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Fast tag replacements

This uses the Stack Exchange API to quickly batch replace tags in questions. I still need to fully comment and make the Wiki, but are there any glaring mistakes in it? I have tried to use ...
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PHP connector for communicating with a REST API (Part 1)

I wrote a PHP connector that will allow me to communicate with a REST API. This is the first time I am trying to make my code as clean as possible. I want to help myself learning how to better code. ...
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Restful API for parsing records

I'm trying to implement my own API. This code excerpt should show the basic working routines. The storage is temporary an in-memory-array and the only HTTP method for now is POST. I outsourced the ...
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Removing nested for loops to hasten API call response time

I've got an MVC APU project that I'm working on to feed data to some JavaScript charts. This beast below takes nearly 1 second of server time to process before it is served to the chart. I know that ...
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Uses game API to post stats about user when requested

First Python script, so my code is pretty laughable. Sensitive information has been redacted. One thing that I'd like to point out is that there is an inconsistent use of '' and "". This is an old ...
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The effect of typing a sentence out

The following code is complete and works perfectly. What I want to do to is make it more modular in a way where I can use the code again - similar to an api. I also hardly ever code in javascript, ...
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Handling new user requests from a Swift client

I am starting to play with POST request to save in my server the user token so I can send push notifications in Swift (this is the swift code). This is the PHP file that processes the request (please ...
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Attempting a fluent API for creating random int arrays

I have attempted doing a fluent API for creating random int arrays, and the following is what I came up with: fluent_arrays.h: ...
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REST API using PHP

I am trying to write an REST API using php from scratch which I am gonna use to play with Angular.js. It is working fine now and I need your opinions on the things I have done in this code to improve ...
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Web API controller to get details of a travel plan or a leave request

My web API has 3 controllers for get, post and users CRUD. I named it as DetailsControllor, FormControllor and ...
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Swift API controller

I've just started iOS development and learning Swift. My code below works, but I'm interested to know in ways I can improve it having no experience in iOS Swift prior to this attempt. ...
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Entity component system Lua API

The destruction of the objects are handled by the garbage-collector metamethod. (Does this make sense? This means that an out-of-scope object will stay visible in game until garbage collection.) The ...
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Imgur API implementation using Retrofit

I've recently (an hour ago) started a project for making a wrapper for Imgur's API using the REST client Retrofit. I've only implemented a single endpoint so far as I'm questioning my design. While ...
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Should Domain objects for a public API be able to save/send themselves?

My main questions: FileWithSave handles its saving itself, but delegates it to a repository object. This allows implementation details to be available without being present in the API when saving ...
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Fetching ALL data set from API iterating via response data

Does this make sense? How would you achieve the same thing, with cleaner code? ...
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Naming a complex crud function

I have a function below that does the following uses a bunch of smaller CRUD operations which I call create, ...
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The thing that makes API requests

I'm creating a thing that does things. Part of the things the thing does is querying an API for information about movies and TV shows. The API allows me to query for changes to their data so I will ...
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Parsing log files of HearthStone: The log reading API

I'm still working on a parser that can parse log entries from a game called HearthStone, the overall idea is that it will read the log file live when the game is running, parses the log file and show ...
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PHP/Phalcon RESTful API architecture

I'm building a RESTful API in PHP using the Phalcon framework. The API will consist of multiple modules (e.g. api.example.com/mail/users, api.example.com/web/users, etc). So I want to put all module ...
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Parsing log files of HearthStone: The API

I am working on a parser that can parse log entries from a game called HearthStone, the overall idea is that it will read the log file live when the game is running, parses the log file and show ...
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Vimeo API - Loading videos

I know my way around jQuery and JavaScript a little bit but as for optimising, I'm a bit weak but willing to learn new stuff. I'm currently loading videos onto our site from Vimeo when a user clicks ...
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Testable authentication handler for web API

I need to unit test my authentication handler. I don't really want do an assert against the text message returned by the handler. How could this be improved ? ...
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Inspector Rubberduck

Our Rubberduck open-source VBE add-in project is coming along nicely. One of the main features we're going to be implementing in the next release, is code inspections. I started by defining an ...
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Sliders library

I have completed working on my own pure JavaScript Slider library and would like to get some input from other developers. I would like to know how you would improve the code in any way. ...
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This brittle OData to SQL Server C# code isn't sustainable over time

The intent of this code is to access a third party OData API to capture only the relevant data to an existing in-house set of MSSQL server tables. Ignore the exception handling for now--the errors ...
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Node.js API route for POSTing a resource. Getting rid of callback pyramid

I'm writing an API for simple GET and POST routes. The app is a shared to-do-list. Users and lists are stored separately. A list can belong to many users, and a user can have many lists. ...
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Error handling in an Android API (class or enum)

I am developing an Android Library which will be distributed to other developers. The library itself is a wrapper of the industry specific one. This makes the API development a bit less flexible. The ...
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JSON C++14 library API/implementation

I'm creating a C++14 header-only JSON library for fun, learning experience and to use it in my personal projects. I'm looking for feedback on: Its API/interface: since I'm using modern C++, I want ...
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Compressing a blog into a preview using tumblr_api_read

Here is what I have currently working. I would like to make it look more aesthetically pleasing, so not finish words in mid word. Also not have the two previews be so much larger than the other. ...
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Quiz Engine implementation

I'm trying to find a nice API for a Quiz Engine. This is what I have so far: Implementation: ...
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Python wrapper for official Hacker News API

Since Hacker News launched their official API, I started working on Python wrapper for it. API v0 is fairly simple, you send a GET request with hacker news story's ID or user id, it returns data in ...
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Create User profile with separate social media data

I am creating user profile logic for a blogging platform. I have the UserProfile model and then two separate models, ...
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Steam API JSON Function JavaScript

Upon coming face to face with the mighty cross-origin request block, and needing to get a JSON file from an external source, I decided to use the Yahoo Query Language in order to achieve this. I'm ...
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Python API for TreeStructInfo - new simple config format

I've created a simple (300 SLOC) API for a new configuration format (I'm not the author of it). Unfortunately, the specification is only in Polish at the moment, but you can see how it looks here. ...
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Post Service Class

I have one entity that depends on another however in my API service class I would like to just deal with the dependent entity. Am I doing this correctly and is there a better way to go about this? ...
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Expose only desired functions to 3rd party plugins in JavaScript

I tried to build a solution to dynamically load JS code, but to only expose predefined functions. Is this the correct approach? Is there any Method to execute arbitrary code if I put all my code ...
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RESTful API for Todos using Hapi

My goal is to create a simple restful api that will be accessed by an AngularJS front end. Even though it's fairly simple, I'd like understand how to make it more reliable, secure, and best-practices ...
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API for SQLConnect Library

I've designed a library for connecting Objective-C (and now Swift) apps to Microsoft SQL Server 2005+. (I believe there are other databases it works with, but I've only tested with MSSQL.) The ...
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Building a better Collection. Enumerable in VBA

VBA's 'Collection' is.... lacking, so, I've been working on a better Collection object that implements many of the features of C#'s Enumerable. This is very much inspired by this question and a follow ...
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Nested Sets in JavaScript

I created a procedural implementation of the nested set model in JavaScript. The use case for this small library was that the front-end(presented as an MVC) needs to traverse hierarchical data from ...
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Multi-dictionary API using Python Flask-RESTful

I'm working on a simple online dictionary tool, using Python Flask-RESTful as the RESTful API backend. The dictionary tool is modular, it can handle multiple dictionaries, implemented as independent ...
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Getting all likes from a specific user on a news wall with fewer graph API calls

Right now, my solution counting likes of a specific user is Starting a recursive call on the "/{user-id}/posts" edge Iterate through all posts On each post iterate through each like on the likes ...
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Catching API changes for a service that doesn't version its API

I'm using the old Google Data API to access several spreadsheets and put their contents in a database using Flask and SQLAlchemy. Each run deletes the contents of the database tables and repopulates ...