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Why is the eve api documentation page blank?

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chriskun
W-0 Unit
#1 - 2011-10-30 05:32:42 UTC
meaning http://eveonline.com/api/doc. I realize there's documenation at eve-id.net but it seems weird there's no official source. Where do they find their documentation?
Dragonaire
Here there be Dragons
#2 - 2011-10-30 07:38:00 UTC
The ancient information that use to be there were confusing people so CCP finally deleted them but since many places on the web pointed to them they decided to make the page you see. You can also find the 'official' docs in the eve wiki but it's rarely as update to date as what you find on eve-id.net.

Finds camping stations from the inside much easier. Designer of Yapeal for the Eve API. Check out the Yapeal PHP API Library thread.

chriskun
W-0 Unit
#3 - 2011-10-30 08:08:24 UTC
so, again, where are the eve-id guys finding their "up-to-date" information?
Dragonaire
Here there be Dragons
#4 - 2011-10-30 12:45:05 UTC
It's called reading blog notes and accessing the APIs to see what's there. The whole point with a wiki is that everyone can help make it better as they figure out something new. I'd say there are at least dozen or so core third party API developers like me that take the time to update it.

Finds camping stations from the inside much easier. Designer of Yapeal for the Eve API. Check out the Yapeal PHP API Library thread.

Evanova Android
Traquenard Labs
#5 - 2011-11-04 19:20:17 UTC  |  Edited by: Evanova Android
Dragonaire wrote:
It's called reading blog notes and accessing the APIs to see what's there. The whole point with a wiki is that everyone can help make it better as they figure out something new. I'd say there are at least dozen or so core third party API developers like me that take the time to update it.


It would still be better if someone from CCP would document their own work rather than having to reverse-engineer each API call. This lack of accurate API documentation is really annoying. Good thing eve-id is with us!

Evanova - The Android App for Eve Online

Desmont McCallock
#6 - 2011-11-04 21:57:22 UTC
Evanova Android wrote:
It would still be better if someone from CCP would document their own work rather than having to reverse-engineer each API call. This lack of accurate API documentation is really annoying. Good thing eve-id is with us!

LMAO. No offence but that was the best joke I've heard for a long time now.
Louis Vitton
Viziam
Amarr Empire
#7 - 2011-11-05 02:44:18 UTC
Quote:
so, again, where are the eve-id guys finding their "up-to-date" information?

This is only from my limited knowledge but the API is has so many coding styles, php, and java to name 2.
If your looking for api information you should check here.

Quote:
It would still be better if someone from CCP would document their own work rather than having to reverse-engineer each API call. This lack of accurate API documentation is really annoying. Good thing eve-id is with us!

CCP may do this but ya I don't see it!

The best thing you can do to learn the API, the calls and methods of using it is to refer to the link above and other pages like this one which is a tutorial for using the API with PHP and one of the frameworks called pheal.

There are several good and maintained frameworks to name a few (These are php frameworks);

  • Pheal
  • Yapeal - Dragonaire the developer is very helpful and active on the forums if you have issues


(forgive me if my spelling is terrible)

Cheers Louis
Ore Mut
Isometric Robot
#8 - 2012-01-20 02:18:05 UTC
Louis Vitton wrote:
Quote:
so, again, where are the eve-id guys finding their "up-to-date" information?

This is only from my limited knowledge but the API is has so many coding styles, php, and java to name 2.
If your looking for api information you should check here.

Quote:
It would still be better if someone from CCP would document their own work rather than having to reverse-engineer each API call. This lack of accurate API documentation is really annoying. Good thing eve-id is with us!

CCP may do this but ya I don't see it!

The best thing you can do to learn the API, the calls and methods of using it is to refer to the link above and other pages like this one which is a tutorial for using the API with PHP and one of the frameworks called pheal.

There are several good and maintained frameworks to name a few (These are php frameworks);

  • Pheal
  • Yapeal - Dragonaire the developer is very helpful and active on the forums if you have issues


(forgive me if my spelling is terrible)

Cheers Louis



Are there updates regarding using the new API authentication system? I'm only able to get the Legacy auth to work.
Dragonaire
Here there be Dragons
#9 - 2012-01-20 07:12:20 UTC
Eve-id has info on using CAK as well. Not all APIs have the new info so if you don't see it on the API you're looking at try another one in that section should give you the info you need.

Finds camping stations from the inside much easier. Designer of Yapeal for the Eve API. Check out the Yapeal PHP API Library thread.