JSON

Andrew Kluthe andrew at ctech.me
Tue Jun 4 21:34:36 EDT 2013


Nice. glad to hear that!


On Tue, Jun 4, 2013 at 8:33 PM, Thomas McGrath III <mcgrath3 at mac.com> wrote:

> Andrew, That did it. I had the headers wrong.
>
>   set the httpHeaders to "Content-Type: application/json"
>
> worked and not set the httpHeaders to "text/json" did not.
>
> It actually worked. THanks to everyone who helped me out.
>
> Tom
>
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>
> On Jun 4, 2013, at 7:40 PM, Andrew Kluthe <andrew at ctech.me> wrote:
>
> > I dont know about the libraries he is using, but if it is based at all on
> > the late mark smiths's the numbers in his array would translate to
> integers
> > in terms of the json it spits out. I actually had to modify the output of
> > the mark smith library to place 0's before decimal points to avoid bad
> > request errors.
> >
> > {
> >  "data": {
> >    "appuser_details": {
> >      "name": "Tom_iPad",
> >      "email": "iPad at gmail.com",
> >      "device_type": "2",
> >      "dentist_id": "73",
> >      "device_token":
> > "98be5c7a3cc9e400ae6a90977ac6d64f498bb01cbe83c3c3d1bb4856de59ba1c"
> >    }
> >  }
> > }
> >
> > Also doing something like
> >
> > set the httpHeaders to "Content-Type: application/json"
> >
> > could help if you aren't doing this already.
> >
> > Hmm, I wonder why your back end developer would be looking to use strings
> > in the place of integers. I
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Jun 4, 2013 at 6:13 PM, Monte Goulding
> > <monte at sweattechnologies.com>wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> On 05/06/2013, at 8:57 AM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
> >>
> >>> I got the same error at first. The web server can't understand what
> >> you're sending.
> >>>
> >>> You just need to create a regular LiveCode array (none of that
> >> punctuation stuff,) pass it through Igor's library, and then send a POST
> >> with whatever you get back. I'm not sure about the headers, I don't
> think I
> >> had to change those but it might depend on the server.
> >>>
> >>> Something like this off the top of my head:
> >>>
> >>> put "Tom_iPad" into tArray["data"]["appuser_details"]["name"]
> >>> put "iPad at gmail.com" into tArray["data"]["appuser_details"]["email"]
> >>> ...etc
> >>> put jsonFromArray(tArray) into tJSON
> >>> post tJSON to "http://xxx.xxx"
> >>>
> >>> You might have to twiddle that a bit.
> >>
> >> Ah... how is that library working out if something is a number or a
> >> string? If it's doing it's just using "is a number" then given you have
> >> numbers that you need to send as strings you're going to have a problem.
> >> You might need to look at the api and find out if it has a way to force
> >> elements to be a string. Alternatively... seeing as it's really not a
> big
> >> document and you don't need to do JSONToArray you could just put a
> template
> >> in a custom property and use merge...
> >>
> >> Cheers
> >>
> >> --
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