API Overview

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Overview of the different API endpoints requestable in the Tygron platform.

This page shows the overview of API options usable in the Tygron Platform, the API Overview can be found in the header of the Tools ribbon. More extensive documentation and information about the use of APIs in the Tygron Platform can be found on the REST API page.

The API is broadly divided into two parts: the Session API and the Root API.

Root API My User
Users
Projects
Logs
Service events
Session Overview
Developer Site
HTTP Codes
Session API Events
Items
Updates
Feature services (WFS)
Overlay services (WMS, TIFF)
Query services (TQL)
Streaming services
Session info
World Map Location
GPU Calculations

Session Endpoints

The Session endpoints of the API provides access to all data and functionality pertaining to a specific session. Accessing any endpoint within the Session API required a session's valid API token.

The following endpoints are part of the Session API:

Events
The Events endpoint provides access to all possible interactions with the Session. In principle, each of these interactions corresponds with a specific change in the data, or state, of the Session.
Items
The Items endpoint provides access to all data which exists in the Session. All datatypes, known as Items, can be found and further inspected for their specific properties.
Updates
The Updates endpoint provides a polling mechanism for external applications to test for the existence of updated data in a Session.
WMS Endpoint
The Web Map Service (WMS) endpoint shows the generated statistic raster geo-information present in the active session.
This endpoint can be accessed directly from the Editor.
WFS Endpoint
The Web Feature Service (WFS) endpoint shows the data you can request from the interface of the Tygron platform. This can concern for example the feature types active in the current session of the Tygron Platform.
This endpoint can be accessed directly from the Editor.
TQL Endpoint
The Tygron Query Language (TQL) endpoint shows the requestable outputs that can be requested using the TQL. It also shows a TQL generator at the bottom of the page for manual TQL data request of the project using an API.
This endpoint can be accessed directly from the Editor.
Streaming services
The Streaming Services endpoint allows access to an alternative way of accessing very large objects which are part of a Project, such as GeoTiffs of more than 2GB. For files of these sizes, direct downloads may be infeasible.
Session Info
The Session Info endpoint provides some meta-information on the Session itself.
World Map Location
The World Map Location endpoint provides details on where the Project is located geographically, and how those real-world coordinates relate to the extent of the Project and its 3D world.
GPU Calculations
The GPU Calculations endpoint provides information on the available GPU clusters for Grid Overlay calculations. The overview includes both the availability of the GPU clusters and the calculation tasks for them which the Session currently has queued or running.

Root Endpoints

The Root endpoints of the API provide access to all data and functionality pertaining to users, domains, projects, and the managing of the session. Accessing any endpoint within the Root API requires authentication via a User's username and password.

Note that even if these endpoints are accessed from the Editor, User credentials must be provided.

Access to (and functionality of) some endpoints may be restricted by the User's rights. A user with DOMAIN_ADMIN rights can access more information that a user with JOIN_ONLY rights.

Active sessions
The Active Session endpoint shows all the current active session in the domain of the user. This listing includes the various projects that are up, the size of the projects and which user started them.
My User
The My User endpoint shows information on the currently authenticated User accessing the API.
This endpoint can be accessed directly from the Editor.
Users
The Users endpoint lists the user information of all Users in the same domain.
Projects
The Users endpoint lists the project information of all Projects in the same domain.
Logs
The Logs endpoint provides access to logs related to when Session were started and stopped, (failed) login attempts, and changes to User information.
This endpoint can be accessed directly from the Editor.
Service Events
The Service Events endpoint provides access to all possible interactions with the Tygron Platform, related to users and accounts, projects, and the domain as a whole. It also allows interactions with information pertaining to a session, though explicitly not with the data inside a running Session.
Session Overview
The Session Overview endpoint provides a listing of all currently running sessions in the User's domain.
This endpoint can be accessed directly from the Editor.
Developer Site
The Developer Site endpoint provides access to the Java SDK for developing applications which communicate with the Tygron Platform.
HTTP Codes
The HTTP Codes endpoint shows information on what HTTP responses the Tygron Platform can return upon requests, so that external applications can intelligently account for errors reported in this fashion.