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Simplify ESI Queries By Using /search/

Team Tech Co | 2017-11-08 00:00
This blog post is part of a series of blogs examining best practices for ESI development. Each blog will be published on the 8th of each month during the journey towards XML API and CREST’s termination date. The legacy APIs will be terminated on May 8th, 2018, or earlier if metrics signal a trivial level of usage. How would you find the type ID of a Rifter using ESI? It is easy for a new ESI developer to feel overwhelmed by this simple question. How should it be solved? It's likely that the solution an ESI novice would come up with would be to: Get all types using /universe/types/. Feed each type into /universe/type/{type_id}/ until you find what you are looking for. However, that would be ridiculous! ESI ... read more