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Easy Web Services

Creating a Web API

Issue: 10.1 (November/December 2011)
Author Bio: Paul Lefebvre has been using Real Studio for 9 years. His company, LogicalVue Software, specializes in creating database applications using Real Studio. Paul also runs the RBDevZone community site and is a founding member of the Association of REALbasic Professionals.
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In issue 9.4, I commented that it would be really useful if Real Studio Web Edition could return simple data back to the client without embedding its JavaScript framework. It turns out this capability was added in Real Studio 2011 Release 2 with the App.HandleSpecialURL event.


This event allows your web application to handle specific URLs differently. These URL are ones that are within the path "/special". For example, when running locally, URLs that look like this would be handled by SpecialHandleURL:

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