Tag Archives: WebService

Exception Receiving

When you make a web service call, you want to report the problem to the user save as you do for any other part of the program, and that is through an exception object.  This post talks about converting the … Continue reading

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JSON Translatable Error Messages

Second in a series on translatable exceptions, this discusses how an error message should be returned as JSON from a web-service API so that it the calling program can display the error in the right language for the user.

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JSON/REST API – Handling Dates

In this post, I lay out the reason that you should always transfer dates in a JSON/REST API as an integer epoch value: the number of milliseconds since Jan 1, 1970. If you think it should be anything else, please … Continue reading

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