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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Best way to build a JSON API coupled with HTML views in a Rails project [migrated]

I've got a Rails eCommerce project communicating with an iOS app. The iOS app receives JSON data from the Rails back-end, but there's also HTML rendering when a user comes to the project from his ...
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C# Weather App Not Working [closed]

I'm making a weather program that seems like it should work but when I press the button the text in the label doesn't even change. I removed my API key for security. ...
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Wrapper for a transfer transaction API

I'm looking for any kind of advice, like when or where to do exception handling, the overall library structure/layout, usage of classes/partial classes, code efficiency, naming conventions, and so on ...
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Secure Token for use in API calls

My team has developed an API and I've been tasked with creating an authentication layer that allows partners' applications to consume it. To that end, I've created a data store which houses an ...
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Script that retrieves trending topics from Twitter

The following code fetches trending topics from Twitter's API using a WOEID. It caches the response, loading from this cache the next time if its relatively fresh (generated within the last 15 ...
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Responsive photo gallery using Flickr API

This began as just a simple sidebar widget and evolved into what you see here. I'm pretty happy with the results but the photos take a long time to render and sort out on the page. Is this mostly ...
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Querying the Google ads API

I have a method which relies heavily on object supplied by third party APIs. Below is my working code, is there any scope of improvement? ...
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MVC API controller processing POST request

Do I need to restructure for readability? ...
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Calculate questions per day on CodeGolf.SE

I wrote a short script in Python 3 that connects to the Stack Exchange API, gets all questions on Programming Puzzles & Code Golf over the past two weeks, and determines the average number of ...
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Stack Exchange API Python library

I wrote a package a few years ago to make my interactions with the Stack Exchange API more straightforward. I've maintained it over the years and used it in several scripts I've written that interact ...
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Weather app using the openweathermap.com API

I have been working on a simplistic weather application that utilizes the openweathermap.com API. I have an ajax call to make an HTTP request to get a JSON object that contains the data which is ...
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Parse JSON data of upcoming fixtures of Chelsea FC

This program makes a call to an API (http://api.football-data.org/) and obtains data for fixtures of Chelsea FC for the next 100 days in JSON format. The JSON is parsed into a Java object and then ...
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Linq-to-Sage: CRUD Operations

Following-up on my Linq-to-Sage implementation, I ended up implementing all CRUD operations, following the Sage 300 view protocols. So, the entities derive from classes that look like this: ...
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Linq-to-Sage Implementation

Following-up on my last question where I wrapped the Sage API with a familiar IRepository interface, I decided to push the abstraction a step further, and... ...
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Testing a Rails API controller

I'm building a JSON API. I'm writing my controller tests so that they compare the response body to actual JSON I'm generating in my tests using ActiveRecord. I wrote two helper methods that make the ...
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Wrapping the Sage300 View API with… a Repository

Related: Something like a LINQ provider I needed to work with the Sage300 View API. I had never worked with it, but my first impression has been that the API is ...
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PHP Instant Message API

I am creating a chat API for Android developers, but it's slow -- the chat app is getting messages a little bit late. How can I improve the performance of my code? ...
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Handle API timeouts in Node Sails.js

I am working on a node.js sails.js app that handles a number of API calls and uses Bluebird for promises. The API calls have been reliable but I would like to build in handling for if they do not ...
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Refactoring smartrecruiters api

I'm currently implementing the smartrecruiters API. It's working but it's so slow. Here's my code snippet: ...
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Using basic REST API in Angular 1.x

I have built real-time markdown editor in order to learn AngularJS by practice. I think what I'm trying to do can be done a better way. Any suggestions appreciated. Here's my code: ...
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Save multiple group permissions in one go

The method SaveGroupStepPermissions(...) is a database API class. If an error occurs within the method the exception is trapped. Whether this is good design or not ...
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A generic interface for nearest-neighbor data structures

I have written the following interface to represent data structures such as VP trees that perform nearest-neighbor searches. ...
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Uploading data to Google Drive

I have created a project which uploads data from my local storage to my Google Drive account using the Google Drive API. You can read about how to run it on its Github repository. The main script ...
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Using GetTempFileName api function to check write access to a directory

On windows, to find out if I have write access to a directory, I found that it is easiest to just create a file in that directory. In order to do so, I found ...
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GitHub API client

Here is my Haskell program designed to list all of my GitHub repos along with their descriptions and languages via the GitHub JSON APIs: ...
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Function outcome: consistent approach and easy logging

My goal is to make a consistent and easy way to determine how a function fails/succeeds. I'm looking for code review of my Status class for any bad practices, code ...
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Angular JS $HTTP for nested array

I'm using a factory for my $http get requests. When I pull single json objects from the $http, it works pretty quickly I now have items coming through as an array. It is very inefficient, & ...
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API method to validate Facebook OAuth token

I am new to Java / OOP and I'm concerned that I have a method which is doing far too much "stuff" - but I don't easily see how it can be shortened in a way which is not contrived / arbitrary. This is ...
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Finding all restaurants at given lat/long in Python

This is a program I wrote to grab restaurants/bars from Google, Yelp, and Foursquare. It then ranks them more effectively based on the rating, the number of ratings, and the number of data sources ...
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Using commands as deferred behaviour

I was thinking of building a really flexible fluent API for my persistence layer. One of my goals is to achieve somehow the following result: ...
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Searching the Foursquare API with Python

I'd like some feedback on the readability, style, and potential problems or issues. foursquare.py ...
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Node.js module architecture for third party API

(If my questions below code seems too broad for coderewiew, please feel free to downvote this topic) I'm writing a node.js module that is basically a wrapper for some API functions of third party ...
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Ruby module for Docker DNS updates

I wrote a Ruby module to update DNS zones on certain events of the Docker API. Its purpose is to make container reachable by their name over a network. I know this is also possible through ...
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Dictionary operations on a Binary Search Tree data structure?

today I tried to code all the dictionary operations such as Search, Successor, Predecessor, Minimum, Maximum, Insert, Delete etc. for a Binary Search Tree data structure using the Java programming ...
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String formatting of unit types

I have a units of measure library that I added string formatting to. Here is sample code: ...
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A Get method for an API, with three modes

Is this good way to create a get API method with different service methods? Based on the scope parameter, it decides what service method in the API to call. Enum: ...
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Clean call api from client, with good practice

I am working on architecture where I can have any client + server API. I need to call API as clean as possible and get, post, put any object I want to. For me, it is important to have clean secure ...
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JWT - Simple API example

I have created this fake API just because I want to learn how to use JWT. It is a simple unsigned token exchange with two methods call: login and adminPassword. I've used ...
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Web API Interview Practical Test

A week ago, I applied for a 'Software Engineering Internship' at one of the company. Since I know C++, C#, Java well and have worked on couple of ASP.NET MVC projects with MS SQL server before, I knew ...
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Rails validating API parameters

I wanted to keep my API request logic separate form the controller logic. I therefore make use of a separate model (EmailChecker) that creates an instance of this ...
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Mixed scripting language API to determine file upload location and scrape city government website to find corresponding government official

I wrote this script as an NYC-specific-API for file upload for a mobile app. Users upload a video file and also their geographic coordinates. I then use an external API to get the corresponding ...
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Laravel API design

I've been designing and coding my Laravel API boilerplate for couple days now, and I'd like to hear some advice/improvement hints! I'm pretty satisfied with the result, but I'm also aware, there ...
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Strawpoll fetch API in Python

As a beginner to Python with some rookie experience in building software, I decided writing an API wrapper for Strawpoll would be a good exercise in learning the language and design patterns. The ...
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Handle network response and parse it

First I have method called in LoginActivity to call my login API. This is my Listener that reads user input and then passes it to a method to call the API: ...
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Simple and reusable system for user registration and tracking and auto-updates

I created a bunch of small and mostly internal WPF applications for my company - usually for some file manipulation etc. For these programs, I would like to start collecting user info - who uses them, ...
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Move code from controller to model

I'm working a rails application that has a lot of logic in the controller that should be in the model. In the app/controllers/customers_controller.rb#create there ...
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Restful API Building: Dependency injection + factory patterns

I am learning OOP. I feel I have a grasp of basic dependency injection in that as a rule of thumb, you pass an object to a method rather than the parameters to create an object. As such, never create ...
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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 ...