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Introduction

Introduction

API Basics teaches you the Cortex fundamentals that you need to know in order to start building client applications.

In this section:
  • Resources - Describes the basic details a Cortex resource, what it is and how it works.
  • Request Methods - Describes the request methods, GET, PUT, POST, DELETE, that Cortex supports.
  • Request Entry Points - Describes the request entry points, which are the starting points for retrieving links to other resources.
  • JSON Format - Details the basic layout of a Cortex JSON object.
  • URI Standards - Describes a breakdown of the anatomy of a standard Cortex URI.
  • Links - Describes an overview of Cortex hypermedia links, their components, and how they work.
  • Zoom - Describes the basics of Zoom, a fundamental tool that can reduce the number of request required to retrieve shopper data from Cortex.