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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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Function to conect to Firebase Rest API via Access VBA

This is the application for small school, which will store students' info in Firebase and also retrieve data from Firebase. I am using JSON Parser to parse the data and save the same in Access tables. ...
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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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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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Extendable REST-Client - follow-up

My previous RestClient wasn't disposing a lot of resources. I've fixed it (hopefully without introducing new issues) and because a few new patterns emerged I did a ...
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REST API with flask structure and implementation approach

I recently started writing REST API, I wanted to have a proper structure of project and an approach which is more readable and make more sense interms of organising in a logical order. I took ...
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AWS EC2 metadata fetcher in Python

Update https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/ec2-instance-metadata.html This seems to be the schema for the instance metadata, though the way they describe it isn't really handy for ...
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Message Save and Search REST server

This is an assignment presented to me. I don't have much experience building servers in Python so any comments would help me improve. The point of the server is to save and retrieve messages in a ...
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WordPress contact form plugin PHP and WP_REST improvements

TL;DR This month I wanted to improve my WordPress knowledge and create a simple form that wasn't bloated with features but was secure. I wanted to make sure this plugin improved my knowledge of: ...
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REST Web API Claims / Identity 'refresh' per request

I intend to expose a ASP.Net REST API for a project. I would like to use the default ASP.Net Identity system to provide the SQL backend. Users are managed in a different project. For my REST API ...
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REST service API using Python Bottle

I am working on a sample REST service to study testing related aspects using the Python Bottle framework. I read a lot about REST but I do not have a lot of practical experience designing RESTful APIs ...
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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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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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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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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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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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A XMLHttp Request in the browser

Building on a previous answer and an attempt to write a comprehensive XMLHttpRequest example that covers all kinds of possible errors and return them to caller ...
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Scraping website and print them via routers

I've been working on a personal project for a while which simply extracts some information from a website and save them as JSON files. Then I've decided to move those scraping functionalities to the ...
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Curl-based REST Client Library (round 3)

This code review request relates to this code review which covers the basic single REST call use case in this this REST client library. This code review covers the classes and unit tests for the ...
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Simple picture app for storing and viewing

Update: git repo: https://github.com/muhsinali/picture-example-minified This is my first project that I've written using Scala and the Play framework. It's a simple application that allows the user ...
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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 https://github.com/lcobucci/...
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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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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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Create HttpClient using PoolingHttpClientConnectionManager

I have a java service class which will call a REST service and get response back. It is working fine in developer environment where less requests are made, but I still wanted to get a review. My ...
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Using coalescing and conditional operators to check API arguments

I have a web application that allows users to create customs items and later change those items. For eg. a change, the application takes the parameters and performs some basic sanity checks. If the ...
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Parsing XML file from the REST API

Please suggest how I can improve my code (like memory leakage, which pattern to use etc.). I have to parse a book XML in two ways: first from an FTP file and second from the REST API. I implemented ...
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Setting many properties in a PHP class

I'm trying to define parameters for my API. It's a super basic one and the first I've made. I'm trying to instantiate my class and set parameters but to me it seems super messy. Is this really the ...
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RESTful API combining three other APIs

I have created a RESTful API that uses three other APIs with Visual Studio 2017 in .NET Core. It is the first time I have ever programmed in .NET so I am sure the code could use a lot of improvements. ...
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Adding support of HTTP PATCH

I have an API endpoint to modify a race car, which supports the PUT method: PUT /api/racecars/{racecarId} Since PUT must be ...
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REST API design to handle status migrations

I have a requirement to provide an API which would allow to change status of Order. The API is supposed to follow REST principles, so I have designed an endpoint ...
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Curl-based REST client library (round 2)

This is a second iteration on an earlier review - cURL based REST client library I have done some refactoring to split out the REST HTTP response into it's own class from what was in the previous ...
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JavaScript Node/React web developer interview code part 2 RESTful API

I recently applied for a job as a Node/React developer. I'm attempting to cross over from a research position to web development. I didn't get the job but all the feedback I got was that my code was ...
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REST web service to interface with a customer database

In what ways could I improve this? Does it look good? Any security concerns? I am using Jersey, Jackson and JPA. What about the architecture? I basically have ...
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Node.JS HTTP shortcut wrapper

The Node.JS HTTP and HTTPS modules only provide .get shortcut function, unlike AngularJS's $http which provides them all. I went ...
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Web API 2 Controller for third party services for multiple organizations

I'm putting together some RESTful services using ASP.NET Web API. This is the first time I have done this, so I'm looking for general feedback on this controller to make sure I'm not doing anything ...
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Reusable REST service class for Angular2 in TypeScript

I am creating an Angular 2 web application using TypeScript. This application performs REST requests to a REST "service". For each REST resource in my service I create a separate "Service" class in ...
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REST proxy in Meteor

I built a simple proxy using Meteor and its Iron Router. It currently fails at passing through other than 200 or 500 status codes, which I guess suffices. Is this ...
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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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Get username from active directory if you know active directory Id in SharePoint

I have created JavaScript code using REST API for getting the username of a SharePoint user from an active directory if you know the ID. Please suggest any improvements. ...
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Calling GetRequestStream and GetResponseStream for the same http request

I have one method in C# where I am making service call by creating object of HttpWebRequest. With I object there are two methods being used ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Basic Kibana/Elasticsearch Search - Powershell

I am traditionally a Java/Backend Developer, and have recently been spending a lot of time dealing with issues that higher tiers of support should be able to handle themselves. To assist them with ...
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Laravel show and update currency from rest api

I need: Daily save new exchange rates from the REST API in the database. Return the current exchange rate for a given currency, the whole table for a given day, the exchange rate for a given currency ...
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Fetching specific records in a RESTful application

Basically what I'm trying to achieve here is I need to fetch a set of images based on the selected folder. Is this a correct way to do it? I'm using ZF 2.5, and have the following function in my ...
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Deletion button on a website that enforces database integrity

I am designing a website on which users can configure (CRUD) various objects which are mutually dependent upon other types. I am preventing a cascade delete, so let's say a ...