[fpc-pascal] Re: RESTful JSON: Your thoughts about implementation

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Thu Nov 8 18:56:28 CET 2012

On Thu, 8 Nov 2012, bsquared wrote:

> On 11/08/2012 09:47 AM, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>> On Thu, 8 Nov 2012, bsquared wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I thought I would put this out to see what helpful information I could
>>> gather.
>>> I am in need of some JSON and HTTP functionality.  I am thinking about
>>> using some pieces from WST and I was looking for some input on this.
>>> What I am doing is pulling data from a JSON-RESTful web application
>>> and storing it in SQLite as Key / Value Pairs along with some meta data.
>>> This data will be pushed back to same web application on some interval.
>>> Additionally, I would like cross-platform compatibility between
>>> Linux/Windows{,-mobile?}/Android.
>> Why do you need WST for this ? if it is REST (something WST knows
>> nothing about), then you'll work just fine with only the fpJSON and
>> synapse stacks ?
>> Michael.
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> I was looking at the TJsonRpcBaseFormatter as well as the factory 
> implementations *_http_protocol units.
> Seemed like some of the work had been done here.

These protocols are aimed towards RPC, which is not something I 
associate with REST implementations, so your solution seems confusing.

Without more details it is hard to give advice...


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