Linked Data Blog

Upgrade JSON-HAL to JSON-LD

Joep Meindertsma, 29 Aug 2018
JSON-HAL and JSON-LD are pretty popular formats for desiging APIs. They both have their merits, but they aren’t compatible with each other. However, with some additions, we can turn JSON-HAL into valid JSON-LD, without changing any of the original keys....
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Best practices for RESTful API design

Joep Meindertsma, 12 Jul 2018
The internet started off as a place for linked documents. However, where humans are perfectly capable of understanding HTML documents through a browser, this does not apply for machines that need a specific piece of information. That’s why every decent...
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A brief introduction to linked data

Joep Meindertsma, 03 Jul 2018
Linked data is a way to structure and share information, using links. These links make data more meaningful and useful. To understand why, let’s take a piece of information and upgrade its data quality step by step, until it’s linked...
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