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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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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should URLs be meaningful where HTTP methods are explicit [on hold]

there is a discussion in the group I'm working with regarding pattern of URLs for a backend api, although we are using different http methods to do different operations on an object, if the urls also ...
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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 ...
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Bignum library with arbitrary bases

I just started development on a new bignum library that can operate on numbers of any arbitrary base (up to 232). I want to get a good idea of where I can improve before taking things any further. ...
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JavaScript Weather App

I am pretty new to JavaScript, and put together a weather application. I'd like to get some feedback on improvements I could make to the code itself and also possible ways to speed up weather data ...
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Python script which fetches Amazon product details using its API

This is a script which takes an Amazon URL as input, takes out ASIN/ISBN from the URL, and uses Amazon Python API to fetch details. For this task, I looked at many Amazon URLs and observed the ...
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Is this interface structure/setup correct?

I'm working on wrapping the last.fm web API. I'm trying to use Interfaces to be able to easily make calls via functions which return an interface (as opposed to an object which would need to be ...
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Building SQL from multiple combinations of query parameters

I have a node.js/express.js based REST application. In one GET service I am querying data based on different set of request parameters. I am looking for a better way to implement it. ...
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Async wrapper around public API

Tear it apart. I'm mostly concerned around the appropriate use of ConfigureAwait(false), and possible poor handling and duplication of the ...
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Parsing ODataQueryOptions<T> to Expression<Func<T, bool>>

I am following up on this answer for a scenario that I am currently working on. Like the OP, I am too concerned about the longevity of the code. ...
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Unit of Work + Repository Pattern + Stored Procedures [closed]

I'm a beginner with ASP.NET Web API and the Unit of work + Repository design patterns. I've been reading a lot about ASP.NET Web API and I'm learning as much as I can so I can create a good web API. ...
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Optimization and accepted paradigms

This project was completed as part of an interview challenge. The feedback I received was: The code is neither optimized nor does it follow generally accepted paradigms, naming conventions or best ...
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Async operations in WebMethod

How can I improve this code, without to return async Task? ...
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Clean and tidy Python code for dictionary look up and API interactions

I am new to programming and entirely self-taught. Below is a program I wrote to retrieve text content via an API and scan the text for important words. If the word is found URI is returned. The API ...
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Using the Rotten Tomatoes API

This is a Python module I made to search the Rotten Tomatoes movie API. It caches the search results in a SQLite database. What improvements can I make to the cache system? Is there a better way ...
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Member restricted game with API

My website is poorly coded. The structure is pretty simple: A RewriteRule redirects /.... to /index.php?page=$1 mypages/page.php contains the page content and actions (model controller and view ...
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What is the proper naming of classes and method when designing API for calculation library?

I'm working on library which will provide easier writing and calculation in Java using fluent API. Library I have implemented with basic functionalities and now I am working to improve API. I ...