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How to interpret API documentation function parameters?

Is there a standard to interpret the syntax of function interfaces in API documentations and if yes, how is it

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Don
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asked 07 September, 2021
61 votes
3 answers
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Reading header data in Ruby on Rails

I am making an API where in the access token for Facebook login will be sent in through header data. How do I

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Joseph
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asked 07 September, 2021
61 votes
2 answers
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API Keys vs HTTP Authentication vs OAuth in a RESTful API

I'm working on building a RESTful API for one of the applications I maintain. We're currently lookin

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Hilario
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asked 07 September, 2021
58 votes
2 answers
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POST JSON to API using Rails and HTTParty

I would like for a user within my ruby on rails app to be able to submit a ticket to my external ticket manage

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Elicia
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asked 07 September, 2021
60 votes
11 answers
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Google Maps v2 - set both my location and zoom in

My question is, does anyone know how to set google maps up, to open up both my location and in a zoomed-in vie

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Kristopher
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asked 07 September, 2021
53 votes
8 answers
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Find out what process registered a global hotkey? (Windows API)

As far as I've been able to find out, Windows doesn't offer an API function to tell what application

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Elicia
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asked 07 September, 2021
53 votes
11 answers
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Do Google refresh tokens expire?

I have used the refresh token several times in just a short period for testing purposes, but I wonder whether

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Virgil
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asked 07 September, 2021
66 votes
14 answers
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Couldn't process file resx due to its being in the Internet or Restricted zone or having the mark of the web on the file

I am facing an issue while debugging c# API Coding in Visual studio 2017. Debugging not started and showing a

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Tana
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asked 07 September, 2021
55 votes
5 answers
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6 answers
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What is a callback URL in relation to an API?

I've been scouring the net, and can't seem to wrap my head around the idea of a callback URL. In my

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Lashawna
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asked 07 September, 2021
59 votes
7 answers
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How to use Android's camera or camera2 API to support old and new API versions without deprecation notes?

The new camera2 API confuses me. I want to develop an app (for Android APIs 10 - 21) which uses the device&apo

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Janella
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asked 07 September, 2021
63 votes
11 answers
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What does "to stub" mean in programming?

For example, what does it mean in this quote? Integrating with an external API is almost a guarantee in an

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Shantay
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asked 07 September, 2021
50 votes
13 answers
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Boolean method naming readability

Simple question, from a readability standpoint, which method name do you prefer for a boolean method: public

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Tuan
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asked 07 September, 2021
59 votes
6 answers
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DefaultInlineConstraintResolver Error in WebAPI 2

I'm using Web API 2 and I'm getting the following error when I send a POST to my API method using II

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Dwain
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asked 07 September, 2021
59 votes
7 answers
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How to parse freeform street/postal address out of text, and into components

We do business largely in the United States and are trying to improve user experience by combining all the add

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Forrest
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asked 07 September, 2021
53 votes
8 answers
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Call a Server-side Method on a Resource in a RESTful Way

Keep in mind I have a rudimentary understanding of REST. Let's say I have this URL: http://api.animals.c

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User demo
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asked 07 September, 2021
53 votes
11 answers
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How can I verify a Google authentication API access token?

How can I verify a Google authentication access token? I need to somehow query Google and ask: Is [given acce

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Juliane
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asked 07 September, 2021
51 votes
12 answers
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Is there a Wikipedia API just for retrieve the content summary?

I need just to retrieve the first paragraph of a Wikipedia page. Content must be HTML formatted, ready to be d

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Thurman
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asked 07 September, 2021
61 votes
8 answers
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Difference between an API and SDK

I am trying to explain to a non-developer the difference between an API an SDK. I need to explain why a commer

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Wei
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asked 07 September, 2021
56 votes
5 answers
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Right HTTP status code to wrong input

What is optimal HTTP response Code when not reporting 200 (everything OK) but error in input? Like, you submi

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Winford
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asked 07 September, 2021