Questions tagged [rest]

REST (REpresentational State Transfer) is a simple stateless architecture that generally runs over HTTP. It is an "architectural style" that basically exploits the existing technology and protocols of the Web, including HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) and XML. REST is easy to use than the well-known SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) approach.

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Return a 404 when a resource is not found in Spring Boot

I wrote this code in order to return a http status of not found to my users in case the resource is not present in the DB. ...
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Spring, Kafka and Mongo how to create a RestController

I'm learning how to use Kafka, I've never used something similar in the past. In my job I was required to create a POC using it and integrate it to Spring Boot and save information on MongoDB (because ...
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Simple REST web service

I am a young computer science student programming mainly in Java. I wrote a simple RESTful web service using Spring Boot Framework and the DDD architecture pattern. The project is a library ...
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Invoicing - calling multiple pages of Api and concatinating the results

I have the following code: It works completely as expected, but I feel there is a better way to refactor it out. The flow is as follows: Call the end point with 1 page Get the total number of ...
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Script to push data from one database via api to another

I'm still a beginner so any pointers to make this code more professional/production ready are appreciated. The tokens and database connections have been anonymized. The script is working, its goal is ...
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Spring boot application web service

It's a web application. It should provide a service for entering data. Data is then evaluated and uses itself another service. It was part of an interview process where I was given that task to solve....
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ANDROID - Receive and manage markers in Google Maps

Recently, I've received negative feedback of interview's test. They say that they need somebody with higher technical level, the quality of the task was not good enough. I upload it here, to request ...
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Symfony rest endpoint for get a number products of one user

I want to improve quality of this symfony rest endpoint (solid principle, Kiss, best practice...) Can you review my code please? Symfony controllController function that return json list of product <...
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Backend for chore management app

This is my first go at Django, so I'm looking first to learn how to make this more idiomatic. Also, is there a better way to set up my tests? To my HTTP status codes make sense? chores/tests.py <...
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C# Rest Client Benchmarking

I build a C# Rest Client library / framework. I noticed that it seemed to be significantly faster than RestSharp for GET at least. So, I decided to put together some benchmarks comparing it to other ...
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Golang REST API that CRUDS in-memory object

Hey everyone I have a very simple go REST API that is running CRUD operations on an in-memory object. I would love some feedback on how I can refactor this code, and how/if I should break this up into ...
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Anything Wrong with This Method of API Versioning Using Flask?

I'm trying to find a sensible way to structure a REST API written in Flask. I'm new to writing such things and I've not seen this structure used anywhere else, so before I continue I wanted to ask ...
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C# REST / Http Client Abstraction

I have a REST library. These are the abstractions. Have I missed anything that a developer would need to use this in a dependency injection / IoC Container scenario? Anything that bothers you about ...
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Centralized REST API request dispatcher

Recently I had to implement a Windows Service that connects to the Shopify REST API and pulls essentially everything new into some SQL Server database, on a hourly basis; I've also implemented a small ...
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Code to pass json data with WCF REST POST

I have a WCF REST POST that has JSON data as input, IService.cs: ...
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what is the correct way to write an endpoint?

Here is a rather large endpoint that I have written in Python using Flask and SQLAlchemy, I was wondering if there are any tips I could get. The endpoint takes a post request which contains specific ...
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Accessing function of class A from RESTful API that runs in class B [closed]

I have the following code ...
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Ecommerce site shipping data

I have REST API written on laravel and front end on vue.js. It is a dashboard for an ecommerce store where you can connect to post shipment service API to upload order shipment data and get tracking ...
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Web API get data with many optional parameter in .NET Core

I would like to do a refactoring of web API implemented in .NET Core. The Goal is to simplify ...
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Testable REST API Client

GitHub and NuGet Allows to invoke public/private REST API just by defining an interface. 200 lines of C# in total. Demo Sample API is publicly available at http://jsonplaceholder.typicode.com: <...
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Unit testing a REST API in Go

I am learning Go by writing a simple CRUD REST API using gotilla/mux and Gorm. I would like to get some feedback on the application code and on unit tests in particular. Please suggest me what to ...
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Using ClientFactory-pattern with Dependency Injection

I initially posted this on Stackoverflow but was recommended to try here instead. I'm looking for feedback on why the implementation of my ClientFactory is probably bad, from a Dependency ...
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REST call helper function returns empty response on timeout errors [closed]

Please review my code where I want to handle the timeout errors and send parsed JSON response if any. There are times when a POST request does not ALWAYS return JSON code. ...
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Simple Banking application in Spring boot, JPA, REST where balance can be transferred among predefined accounts and transaction history retrievable

I want to create a very simple banking application where (i) predefined accounts with a positive balance can send money (ii) requesting balance and a list of transactions can be found. I have ...
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Rest Api with generic crud operations

I am learning how to create a rest api in which I've decided to use generic for crud operation. I am attaching the code which I have written so far. Please have a look. Thanks for the review in ...
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Generic method to call API functions with simple retrial on errors

I have to develop a small security management application that relies on a Web API. Based on that API, I have generated the REST client classes (Open API generator), but I still have to code on top to ...
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Simple CRUD back-end for an inventory-tracking web API

This is the simple back-end, albeit crude, that I made for a React Native mobile app project as a proof of concept. It's a basic CRUD for tracking supply inventory. The "shopping list" is items with a ...
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HTTP Delete,Put,Get,Post REQUEST java-ee RESTful services JPA CDI EJB

I am creating introduction app to java ee and APIs of java ee and i want know if my code is ok (like its working but if it could be done better) and what should i avoid in future ...
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Simple Go REST API that returns dummy messages

I am a learner in Go and wrote example below in a day so I would like to get some suggestions to improve it. It is a simple rest api that currently just accepts request and returns a dummy message. My ...
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Spring RESTful API handling errors

I made a Spring RESTful api as backend for a website. I would like to get feedback on coverage of errors and the response I return accordingly, am I using the status codes correctly? Basically ...
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418 I'm a TeapotServer for RESTful integration-tests

I created a test-server for RESTful integration-tests that I call TeapotServer because I like the status-code 418 that the ...
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Rest API in a trimmed model

I practiced my Java knowledge in the last couple of days. For that, I want to create a Rest API in a trimmed scale, because there a lot of aspects which must be considered in such an API (Login, ...
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Optimizing calls for reauthentication by caching tokens and cookies

I am currently developing a REST service in ASP.NET Core 2.2 that acts as a wrapper upon a REST API provided by a reporting solution. The reporting systems REST API authenticates the user based on a ...
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REST API stored in a MongoDB Atlas Database

I am building my first REST API using data stored in my MongoDB Atlas Database. I tried to read the REST API conventions with the versioning, using plural nouns for resources and sending the right ...
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Trigger sirens on cameras in remote locations

Web-app summary: I'm a complete beginner in web development and I made a sample web application that can trigger sirens on security cameras located in remote locations. Here's the functionality seen ...
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Sign-up serialization in Python [closed]

I built a small project using Django-Rest-Framework. Please comment on the best practice style for the code below, which will make it simpler. ...
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Most efficient way to check if user is allowed to update an object

So I have an user which can create his own Locations. I implemented a webservice in order to add and update locations. If the user is not the owner of the location i want to throw an appropriate ...
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Build a set of REST interfaces using Symfony framework

I have got a technical challenge from a company but they reject my code and I'm not sure how to do this challenge in a more efficient way so I'm here to get some guidance. The Technical challenge was:...
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HttpClient reusable instance for simple calls on another methods

I wrote a HttpClient instantiable class that will be used as reference to simplify API calls in other methods inside other classes, so the user could call it in a ...
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Response structure with populated fields

I am working on a backend for an application using a microservice framework with Sequelize and it is populating in the following way (it does based on the table field): ...
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Node.js tool to update Cisco UCCX with CSV data

What this tool does update skills for agents on a Contact Center Cluster (Cisco UCCX). The tool reads a csv file called agents.csv from the current working directory. This file has a list of agents ...
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Speeding up Excel distance calculation using Bing API calls

I am writing VBA in Excel to calculate the distance between an employee's home address and work address using Bing Maps API calls. The process follows this general flow: 1) Convert the employee's ...
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Given a resource ID, instantiate, retrieve and localize a Linked Resource for a REST API call

During a question on Stack Overflow, another user had some comments about the way this code works. He had a few choice words for it, including "magic", "ugly contraption", "you're doing things you ...
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Simple REST Base Web Server with Unit Tests

I am building out a simple web server in Go. My goal is to expand on this framework in a different application I am building. Here is my github repo https://github.com/jmacnc/gowebserver Is what I ...
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REST API request automation [closed]

I created a class to automate some requests for an API. Can I improve this code in any way? The code itself is very simple and easy to understand. ...
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Avoiding code repeating in RESTful APIS PHP

Since my last question related to this I have managed to create a working base and to understand how MVC works. I'm writing RESTful APIS in PHP, they serve the purpose but I see that my code is ...
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Effective & Secure Method to populate Access Token for authorization header in Rest Template

I am trying to consume a REST endpoint by using the RestTemplate Library provided by the spring framework. The endpoint also demands a Bearer Access Token as its authorization header, which is only ...
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Rest Controller in Spring Boot for Rock Paper Scissors REST API

I have created a Spring Boot Microservice for playing Rock Paper Scissrors. I have tried to follow best practices, but still would appreciate some critique on my code. Thanks. ...
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TDD tests for every view and its permissions in a REST API

I am currently developing a Django Rest Framework API with TDD. I have 15 tests and counting for two views, which doesn't seem right to me. It takes me a lot of time to write the tests and a lot of ...
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Implement versioning of a RESTful API with PHP/Slim and Apache

I want to create a RESTful API with Apache/PHP and the Slim Framework (3.x). The API should support URI-based versioning like ...

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