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Andrew HawesPython Web Development Techdegree Graduate 28,105 Points
Is there a way to get a list of public methods and parameters for an API?
I'm working with a couple of APIs right now that have somewhat poor documentation. Is there any way I can get a list of public methods and parameters with accepted values from the API? I'm fairly certain that the APIs really are just poorly documented (as opposed to data being deliberately hidden), as they return certain information I need when requesting JSON formatted data that isn't available in the XML version (and vice versa). I've already been able to retrieve some information by guessing and appending certain fields the url for the request, but I'm still missing a couple things I need, and the only other way to get the necessary data isn't really feasible (making thousands of queries for individual items).
(Solutions using PHP or Node.js would be preferred)