A "web service" is a software system designed to support interoperable machine-to-machine interaction over the World Wide Web.

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Is it okay to use static classes while creating a wrapper for REST API? [on hold]

I am consuming a web service in C# using REST APIs. So, I have created a wrapper classes for each endpoint. It seems like a good idea to implement the wrapper using statics. This makes code look much ...
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Brightness Web Server

This is the first real program I've written in Go so have at it! I wrote it because I use a tiling window manager that doesn't have any brightness control functionality (at least not that I know of). ...
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Run a potentially long running application from within a Python webserver and return different results depending on whether the application finishes

I want an API on a Flask/Gunicorn webserver to make a call to a separate, potentially long-running java application. If the java application finishes before the Gunicorn timeout, Flask should return ...
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Automating New User Creation With C# Web Service

I created a web service which can be called from a form to add new users to the system. The final service will add users to Active Directory and Exchange in the required format (please note that ...
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Accessing SharePoint's Managed Metadata TermSets Locally and Remotely

I have written a small program which has 2 main classes : ServerSideMMS: This can access the SharePoint Managed Metadata Services, but only from the server which ...
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Serving images from a Raspberry Pi camera over HTTP

I have a Pi with a camera module that I control with python. I created a web server with web.py that allows me to make HTTP requests to the PI to retrieve an image. There are two optional parameters ...
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Middleware for a client

I'm developing a middleware for my client and it's found that there are some delay when executing the process. We are currently investigating what's the exact causes of the issue, from architecture ...
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Script to periodically Identify and act on public IP address

This script checks what the current public IP address is. The plan is for this to run every 5 minutes or so, and then change some host file configuration depending on whether we the IP is identified ...
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Signing timestamped API queries

The following code should prove to offer sufficient security for public API so my main concern is about design flaws in process. It is meant to describe the process and eventually get included in ...
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Simple Multi-Threaded Web Server

Need a way to test a web crawler. Threw together this web server that will replay previously saved pages from a real web server. Headers ...
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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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Command line google searching

I have a bash script that is meant to start a google search from the command line. I am also looking to implement a way of getting source code for the search page possibly through a subscript. This is ...
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Mobile app backend using Gin and Gorm ORM

I'm developing backend for my mobile app by using gin-gonic and gorm ORM (mysql). But I'm not sure api and db handle huge amount requests if clients increased. for example I'm using my db struct as ...
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Simple Python chat

I am working on a simple console chat in Python. I started from this Winforms application, removed all the forms (so that the chat could run on Windows and Linux) and did some refactoring (the "click ...
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Geocoder Webservice client

I have been writing/fixing Java code, but just getting into object design/architecture. I am writing a webservice client in Java to integrate a commercial Address Validation Geocoding Webservice into ...
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Proxy web service which handles three different input structures

I'm a newbie and I'm new to C# (thus statics and copy-paste) and I'm painfully aware that this code smells. I'm trying to implement a web service that handles a similar pass-through logic with three ...
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Web Service Handler

My webservice class: ...
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Converting code for javax.xml.soap.* to webServiceTemplate

I am able to send requests to the web service using javax.xml.soap.*. I would like to convert the code to use webServiceTemplate....
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Data transfer objects vs Entities in JAVA REST server application

I am quite new in web application back-end development and I have an architectural question. I have defined Hibernate entities in my application and I want to send ...
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REST service to list new, continuing, and terminated subscribers during some period

I have a use case which says: Your REST service will consume a JSON object that contains a list of emails for subscribers at the start of the subscription period, and a list of subscribers at ...
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FreeDNS update script

I tried to write a script which takes a list of URLs, checks if their FreeDNS record points to the current IP, and updates the record if not. Intended use is that the script will be run periodically ...
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Web service handler class

I've implemented a class to perform a couple of tasks through a web service. I'll be really keen if you can take a look at, give me your professional opinion. ...
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Authentication system - AngularJS & Ionic Framework

I am building a small mobile app using ionic framework and angularJS. It will consume a Restful Web Service that requires authentication (User token). This means I need to keep my users token by ...
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Small web service using scotty

I'm writing a small tool that allows to manually protocol dial-in-actions. That means a user can say he dials in to a site or he dials out of a site. (What this means is not important for the sake of ...
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Web service for Android clients to store images

I wrote this code for Android server interaction. The way I built the client was an onSharePreference of strings includes photo encoded to a base64 ...
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Web Service implementation on the client

I will be creating a web service as part of a group project for university, which will be developed using Java within the Eclipse IDE. Having no prior experience using web services, I managed to ...
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Single instance of reusable HttpClient

I've got this method and I realize that an instance of HttpClass is going to be created for each call to it. While working seemingly OK, I'm considering moving it ...
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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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Implementing WCF method that supports either string or object as a method parameter

I have the following contract in a WCF-based web service: public List<string> GetAllPossibleQueryEngineHostNames(Instance instance); Obviously, I can call ...
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Async function with slow web reference(web service) slowing down webpage

Is there a way to make a threading/async post with a web reference not slow down the whole website just because the web reference takes a long time to return a response? I have a send email function ...
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Model Implementation That Calls RESTful API

I am working on a ground-up rebuild for an app that has a relatively simple purpose. Users can view/favorite entities that are backed by a RESTful API. I own both the client code as well as the API. ...
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WebService async WebMethod

How do I simplify this method? Is handling an exception in this method a good idea? ...
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Async operations in WebMethod

How can I improve this code, without to return async Task? ...
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Web service - getting data from SQL and adding to Object

I have created a class called CommandMessages ...
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Web service getting value using LINQ from queue table in SQL database

As a test of my C# skills, I have been asked to create a simple web service which will take a message from a queue table in a SQL database and send it to a web application when a button is pressed on ...
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Small, embedded full-stack web server

I did this project last year, under some interesting constraints: it's a thin webserver which lives in a Raspberry Pi, which is networked to an embedded system in an industrial sign which is running a ...
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First Time HTML5/CSS Site

I am working on my first HTML5/CSS web site and, like all of my first-time projects, they end up cumbersome, crude, and hard to work with when changes need to be made later in the life cycle. I am ...
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Graceful JavaScript fallback for external web service failure

I use the src.sencha.io service to resize images on the fly according to device width, saving lots of bandwidth on mobiles etc. Sometimes the service fails randomly with a 503 error, so a fallback is ...
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Web service proxy that switches endpoint URLs in the event of a TimeoutException

I am creating a service (FaultTolerantCommunication) that wraps a call to a (web) service. Its responsibility is to switch the endpoint URL in the event of a ...
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Call to external web service

The architecture is showing a call to an external Web Service which is called by me. Then I will expose the data using WCF to be callable from another WCF client. But I really don't like how it's done....
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Upload document to mongodb

Simple post and download web app in Bottle: server.py ...
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Android AsyncTask, HTTP Request and Parsing

I am working on Android applications for last 2 years and about 80% applications I have developed involve web-services consumption followed by some sort of XML or JSON parsing. Initially, when I had ...
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Best practice to upload files on server using Rest Service

I am using building REST services for file upload on the server. Here is some code of that ...
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Synchronization with remote web service

I am writing a method to synchronize the local Core Data entities with a remote web service (in this case, Parse.com). To update changed or created objects, I fetch all where the ...
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Review of my PHP Wrapper around Third Party Soap API

I have written a wrapper for Soap based 3rd party web service. https://gist.github.com/veganista/bd940750d9e240e63b89 I'm pretty happy with it so far (I think, anyway). It's only a small sub-set of ...
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Avoiding Duplicate Boilerplate Code in WCF Service

I'm responsible for maintaining a web service project in c#. I have one service class with a bunch of methods that look a lot like this: ...
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PHP “web service” and jQuery ajax

I've been writing classic ASP.NET web services for a while now, and this is my first time writing a PHP based web service. I'm rather new to PHP as well. In ASP.NET, you directly call the web method ...
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Synchronization-Thread with Server every 5 secs

I have a server-client environment, where the client connects and synchronizes data with the server every 5 second. For synchronizing I use a background thread on the client which works fine, but on ...
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Is this a good controller?

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Calling restful web services efficiently

I need to use this code to fetch data from web service and show them in a site properly but after I request for the webservice I am unable to load them fast. Site is loading very slow. ...