Monthly Archives: September 2015

Specifying Business Hours

Long ago I worked on a project where we needed to specify the hours that a business was going to be open, and to account for all the various difficulties around holidays and other special days. This is what we came up with and it still stands today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on September 21, 2015 in Coding, Design


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JSON REST API – Exception Handling

All the world uses REST style web services, and returns data in JSON structures, because that is the best kind of API for an interactive, responsive JavaScript based user interface that runs in a browser. What are the best practices for what to send back when the server is unable to handle the request it was given? Read the rest of this entry »


Posted by on September 16, 2015 in Uncategorized