Changes between Version 39 and Version 40 of RESTController


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05/19/10 09:50:52 (12 years ago)
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Dominic König
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    77The so called '''REST Controller''' (function ''shn_rest_controller()'') is a wrapper function for [wiki:S3REST], which provides generic CRUD method handlers. These method handlers as well as the REST controller itself are implemented in models/01_crud.py.
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    9 '''[wiki:S3REST]''' provides a generic '''RESTful API''' ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Representational_State_Transfer Representational State Transfer]) for Sahana Eden database resources, i.e. it can map HTTP requests to data resources and function calls. In particular, it maps resource addresses (=URL's) and HTTP methods (=GET, PUT, DELETE etc.) to CRUD actions, and then invokes hooks to so called ''method handlers'' (provided by the calling controller) to execute those actions.
     9'''[wiki:S3REST]''' provides a generic '''RESTful API''' ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Representational_State_Transfer Representational State Transfer]) for Sahana Eden database resources, i.e. it can map HTTP requests to data resources and function calls. In particular, it maps resource addresses (=URL's) and HTTP methods (=GET, PUT, DELETE etc.) to CRUD actions, and then invokes so called ''method handlers'' (provided by the calling controller via hooks) to execute those actions (important: S3REST itself does not manipulate any data!).
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    1111The method handlers support a number of data representation formats: