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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JSON REST client proxy generator

Trying to create something really lightweight. Sources are on GitHub. To create a proxy we need to define an interface first, e.g.: ...
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Laravel Wordpress REST API Controller

For a Laravel project I needed to show latest three blog posts on the homepage. The blog was made with Wordpress and after some research I found a cool plugin called REST API that allows to get a json ...
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Basic API wrapper around a Restful service

I'm writing a basic wrapper around a restful service that returns a list of Stores. I'm using RestSharp which I'm injecting into the class. Naturally, I want to make it completely testable (that's a ...
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Securely convert and return a user selected file

I designed a Python3 webservice which gets a file name, looks for this file in a local folder, converts it using an external software, then sends the converted file to the user. For this example, the ...
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Manage Labels in a Gitlab Project

Background This is the first (and only) Go program I've written so far. My employer just formed a small team to make a prototype written in Go ready for production, so I (and everyone else on my ...
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Powershell cmdlet authenticating to Aerohive API

After dipping my toes in PowerShell for over a year i think it is time for creating a real cmdlet. My first mission was creating a regular PS script to take in a .csv and create a wifi account using ...
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Python wrapper class around HTTP API

I wrote this little class to wrap around a work-in-progress, poorly documented API and I'd like to know what else can be improved. I feel like there's a lot of repetition in the functions and I'd love ...
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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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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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Python wrapper for Instagram API

This code wraps the user endpoint and media endpoint of Instagram API. Any best practices/ styles or glaring bugs you can see? I wrote some unit tests for each class but did not include for ...
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Laravel controller to update appointment requests

My question/refactor is similar to what is found here: Laravel controller for form validation skinny However, I feel that the answer is for 5.0 and not 5.2. This question does not pertain only to one ...
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Exception handling in URL builder method

I have a method which is part of a request-handling class. It creates a URL, depending on the resource send request. This is a part of the REST service: ...
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Simple Calculator RESTfull API on Java

I have written a small calculator REST API and I need someone to look the structure and design of what I did. I want to know how I can make it better. Here is an example with multiplication. Other ...
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Accepting any object and returning the object

I have been tinkering with generic methods in Java but still haven't figured out a way to optimize this code. Here I need to write similar piece of code for both plan and add-on. ...
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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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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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Thread safe REST API

My assignment was to develop a REST service that will provide Airport information. This service is assumed to be used by multiple users, therefore data consistency (thread safety) and responding fast ...
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REST API calls to BIG-IP LTM to get the status of pool members

This code calls the iControl REST API provided by BIG-IP LTM. Trying to get the list of the pools, it's current status and the pool members associated with the pool. My code works like this, based on ...
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REST API with Ruby on Rails and ReactJS

I'm currently working on building a simple REST API using Ruby on Rails. I noticed that a lot of the things I did were a bit redundant, especially the models. Just to clarify: I want this to be a REST ...
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Web dashboard using many REST API requests

I have created REST API in codeigniter. REST sever created in codeigniter 3.0 and REST client created codeigniter 2.x.x. I have wrote simple code for login. After login client created dashboard page....
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Tracking Containers in a Train Station

This is a time line for control over the events of some containers in a train station. It gets all the data to build the time line by getting a JSON from a database via REST service. The app resets ...
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Java REST WS with DB

I want to get the feedback this code about the best practice I should follow and if I am using the connection pooling properly. I have classes as follows: ...
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REST WS connecting to a database

I have a REST WS in Java using Jersey that connects to a database. I don't know what should be the ideal time for execution but I feel the time it takes is too much. The actual call to DB completes ...
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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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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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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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Extracting various URL parameters in Rest Service and then passing it to Builder class

I have a service which takes a lot of key value parameters in a URL. Only a few are mandatory and others are optional. It's up to the customer whether they want to set those optional parameters or not....
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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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Using Wreq and Lens libraries to query Prosper for account info

I am trying to create a program to manage my Prosper investments for me as an intro to Haskell project. I created a post a few weeks ago for some of the simpler backend calculations: Recommend Next ...
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Single class which holds response and error message

I am working on a library which will make HTTP call to my rest service basis on inputs passed to this library. And whatever response comes back from service whether it is successful response or ...
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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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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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Client for many similar kinds of REST requests

I have a class that makes calls to a Web API (Using RestSharp), which works fine but the code is super ugly. What would be the best way to refactor it? I thought of just doing a Facade pattern so all ...
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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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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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A more optimized / cleaner way of validating WCF input parameter using IParameterInspector

I'm having a WCF Rest service which does input parameter validation by using the IParameterInspector, before calling the actual service method. I have Implemented ...
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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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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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Registration, login and logout in a Grails application

I'm completely new to Groovy, but have many years of Java experience, and recently I have started working on a Grails application, currently it contains the following: User and Person domain classes ...
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Collection of $_POST data

I have a backend API that I'm sure can a refactor, but I'm not exactly sure how to avoid repetition between the store method and the ...
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JavaScript API for REST

[update: keeping this around for posterity, but we ultimately went to a pub/sub pattern, using Amplify.js. Amplify isn't strictly necessary to implement pub/sub, but it has some nice features and ...
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Adding proper validations on all the parameters coming from the URL in Rest Service

I am working on a RestService in which my URL will take lot of parameters. Below are the parameters my URL will take: UserId: ...
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File upload to web server using HttpRequestFutureTask

I am working on uploading files through Rest API. Tried my hand using single upload and works. I have modified to accommodate parallel uploads using Futures. Will there be any chance that this code ...
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External API calls from a C#.NET client

I have a simple c# mvc client that calls an external api..here is my attempt ...
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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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Fetching the definition of a word using a REST API

This is the code I'm using to GET the definition of a word from Wordnik's REST API. I don't want to ignore any error but this is causing the code to be ridiculously long. I'm new to Swift so I'd ...
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Controller for classrooms and students

The actions I'm wondering about are members, add_student, and remove_student. They work ...
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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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Creating a new REST user account

I am studying JavaEE and I have made my project for the learning experience. I want to understand how best to write code from the point of view of architecture and use of relevant technologies. I am ...