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API

Build or customize applications and integrate social with any resource on the web, intranet or enterprise application using our APIs.

REST API Overview

Our APIs are a RESTful web service interface to Sparta Community2 features. All resources support XML and JSON responses. Since the API is based on REST principles, you can use your browser to access URLs, and you can use pretty much any HTTP client in any programming language to interact with the API.

Our adheres to REST standards. You reference particular resources by means of the URL path (the part of the URL after the host name) and use standard HTTP verbs to access the API with different methods. (If you need more information about RESTful web services, the O'Reilly RESTful Web Services book is a good resource.)

You access the Sparta API by using standard REST conventions.

Each API method:

Response Format

API resources return data formatted as Plain Old XML (POX) or JavaScript Object Notation (JSON). Standard HTTP header information are returned with all of its responses along with status codes, which can be helpful for debugging and troubleshooting purposes.

All requests are made by the use of an HTTP verb:

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