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Adding an Endpoint

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  • 0:05
    with Joe Shindelar
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    The first step to enabling web services on our site
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    is configuring an endpoint for accessing the API.
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    An endpoint in services contains information that defines what type
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    of server will be used-- REST or XML-RPC, for example-- the URL
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    at which the endpoint and all its resources are available,
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    the authentication mechanism, if any, that the API will use,
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    and some additional server type dependent setting.
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    In the case of the REST server, which will be using,
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    we can configure what data formats the server will

Adding an Endpoint


This lesson walks through defining the URL that will serve as the endpoint for your API as well as all the basic configuration for your new services endpoint with the exception of resource configuration which is covered in the following lesson.

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