3.0 Programming Interfaces

This section introduces the application programming interfaces (API) provided by Web 2.0 Connect. This guide primarily focuses on using the RESTful API, because it is very simple to use and allows for solution examples to be easier to understand and explain.

The REST and SOAP APIs are covered in detail and this guide is not a reference for these protocols. To use these APIs it is assumed that the developer has a good understanding of Web technologies.

Web 2.0 Connect is continually updated to provide the latest interfaces inline with the evolution of Operations Center server. For the latest API references always refer to the API list on the Web 2.0 Connect home page after the API is installed and running.

Review the following sections to understand REST and SOAP: