[fpc-pascal] Using REST based Services

Marc Santhoff M.Santhoff at web.de
Sun Oct 7 22:03:49 CEST 2018


On Sun, 2018-10-07 at 00:23 +0200, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> 
> On Sat, 6 Oct 2018, Marc Santhoff wrote:
> 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > being rather agnostic regarding web techniques I have to ask:
> > 
> > What module or unit is best for being used when calling web services?
> 
> fphttpclient is what you need.

OK, fine. I have used that already.

> > 
> > I want to try using Apache Tika running as a server for extracting the
> > contents of files. Files are transferred using HTTP PUT method-
> > 
> > See there for a quick overview:
> > https://wiki.apache.org/tika/TikaJAXRS#Services
> 
> Rest services are not very standardized. Each service is different, and
> therefor the lowest common denominator is the use of the HTTP protocol.

I see. It is simple enough to put a request together like when using curl in a
terminal.

> Which is exactly what is encapsulated in the fphttpclient unit.
> 
> The demo programs for fphttpclient should get you going.

Many thanks!
Marc

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Marc Santhoff <M.Santhoff at web.de>


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