API classifications for RESTfull services:

The data.fao.org APIs for RESTfull services are grouped into the following functional classifications:

  • Resources APIs:

    Resources APIs allow you to search the catalog tree structure in a user-friendly way. They are available using the following path:
    http://data.fao.org/developers/api/resources</hierarchy_to_ the_resource>

  • Catalog APIs:

    Catalog APIs represent a parametric interface on Catalog REST and SOAP services that you can query using a method name base. They are available using the following path:
    http://data.fao.org/developers/api/catalog/<api-method>

  • Ref APIs:

    Ref APIs allow you to access every resources or datastreams by their unique resource identifier (UUID) and datastream name. They are available using the following path:
    http://data.fao.org/ref/<uuid>

  • Statistics APIs:

    Statistics APIs allow you to access resources stored in the data.fao.org Statistical Data Warehouse. They are available using the following path:
    http://data.fao.org/statistics/<api-method>

  • SDMX APIs:

    SDMX APIs allow you to access all SDMX resources. They are available using the following path:
    http://data.fao.org/developers/api/sdmx/<resources>

  • Asset Management APIs:

    The Asset Management APIs provide services to support the management of the data.fao.org's digital assets.
    They are available using the following path:
    http://data.fao.org/developers/api/assets/<api-method>