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API Rest Interface A quick way to create and manage REST API

#1 User is offline   acpan 

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Posted 27 September 2016 - 12:41 AM

Hi,

I would like to Suggest the ability for PHPR products to rapidly create managed APIs with the following features:

1. Creat REST API and manage Logs to flat file and/or DB
2. Return response as JSON, XML and plain text format
3. Capture request and response in log files or DB.
4. Logged in users can view the API logs, set up and change secret/keys as API parameters for authentication.
5. External User can consume the API services with a secret and keys parameters.

REST API is very common for APPs nowadays, and ability to securetly provide that to users in addition
to the web applications, would be very useful and powerful.

Basically, the REST API can be extended for any application generated by PHPR.
Perhaps in the PHPR, have another options to create APIs, in addition to List, view, add, edit, print forms.

Maybe it can be a PHPR pluggin sold seperately.
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#2 User is offline   John 

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Posted 03 December 2016 - 01:01 AM

I second the nomination . REST API .
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#3 User is offline   Max.Lombardi 

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Posted 26 February 2017 - 11:24 AM

+1
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#4 User is offline   jadach 

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 05:13 PM

+1
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#5 User is offline   Pete K 

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Posted 24 August 2017 - 04:55 PM

+1


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#6 User is offline   John 

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 02:58 AM

View PostPete K, on 24 August 2017 - 12:55 PM, said:

+1


I was unhappy to see that version 10 , does not reflect the above comments. It makes coding with other IDE to incorporate two different applications when just a custom REST API in the phprunner software would do the job . Although the new features are great .
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#7 User is offline   LisaS 

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Posted 25 October 2017 - 06:57 PM

+1. It would make a great product spectacular.
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#8 User is offline   gordana 

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Posted 02 November 2017 - 02:14 PM

+1
It would be great!!!
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Posted 20 January 2018 - 08:53 AM

I check back my suggestion here today, it seems quite some people are interested in the REST API.
some even felt "devastated" not to have it in the roadmap for phpr v 10. :)

I think PHPR will be the first to have the REST API for IDE Platform if implemented soonest.

Currently, PHPR already has some GUI's structure that can be modified to suit the REST API:

a. PHPR has the page to rename the field label. So it could be used to name the REST API value-pair names.
=> Each field can have a API Tick box and its associated name, just like the field to display for table and view list page.

b. Quite similar to Current Import and Export feature of PHPR, interms of GUI.

With PHPR REST API which PHPR developer can turn on and off the table field for API consumption,
along with the rich sets of events for pre API and Post API consumptions,
it will make integrating PHPR to mobile app seamless and easy to control,
as compared to developer developing makeshift and seperate REST API for mobile app inteface
with PHPR developed Web.

It has been a great job by Sergey and team for the PHPR products.
Would be great to hear some great roadmap for REST API, or some opinion from the team,
if they can consider it.

AC Pan
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#10 User is offline   Keyur Shah 

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Posted 21 February 2018 - 05:58 PM

+1, this would be great to have.
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#11 User is offline   Galco 

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Posted 20 June 2018 - 09:12 AM

+1
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Posted 13 September 2018 - 12:29 PM

+1 this is the only missing feature for PHPrunner
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