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Overview and Getting Started

The NZOR web application programming interface is a publically accessible service that enables applications to use data from the core NZOR repository. The API is designed to be as RESTful as possible so each resource has a unique URI and well known HTTP verbs are used to specify the action to perform on that resource.

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titleBase Web Service Url
http://data.nzor.org.nz

What is Possible using the API?

The API provides full programmatic read access to the data contained in NZOR. It is designed to encourage integration with the core NZOR data.

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An important use case is providing a mechanism to synchronise a private repository of taxonomic details with NZOR.

Overview

The following diagram highlights the main components of the NZOR Web API.

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