Problems posting to a project

Hi there

I’m trying to make a new project. The JSON is:

POST /v2/projects

{“project”:{“contact”:"/v2/contacts/167",“name”:“project
TEST”,“starts_on”:null,“ends_on”:null,“budget”:0,“is_ir35”:false,“contract_po_reference”:null,“status”:“Active”,“budget_units”:“Days”,“normal_billing_rate”:0,“hours_per_day”:0,“uses_project_invoice_sequence”:false,“currency”:“GBP”,“billing_period”:null,“url”:null,“updated_at”:"",“created_at”:""}}

(I’ve also tried “url”:"")

I get the following back:

{“errors”:{“error”:{“message”:“unknown attribute: url”}}}

What am I missing here? Is there a Ruby (or something else) sample I
can compare the over-the-wire stuff which is known to work, vrs the
docs?

I can post to /v2/contacts just fine:

{“contact”:{“locale”:“en”,“account_balance”:0,“organisation_name”:"",“first_name”:“Nic
TEST”,“last_name”:“Wise”,“email”:null,“phone_number”:null,“address1”:“17:04:10”,“town”:null,“region”:null,“postcode”:null,“address2”:null,“address3”:null,“contact_name_on_invoices”:false,“country”:null,“sales_tax_registration_number”:null,“uses_contact_invoice_sequence”:false,“url”:"",“updated_at”:"",“created_at”:""}}

response:

{“contact”:{“url”:“https://api.sandbox.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/248",“first_name”:"Nic
TEST”,“last_name”:“Wise”,“address1”:“17:04:10”,“contact_name_on_invoices”:false,“country”:“United
Kingdom”,“locale”:“en”,“account_balance”:“0.0”,“uses_contact_invoice_sequence”:false,“created_at”:“2012-05-27T16:04:04Z”,“updated_at”:“2012-05-27T16:04:04Z”}}

(on thing to keep in mind: they want that all (most?) .NET JSON
parsers work is that if I have a field, it will serialize it as
field:"" or field:null - NOT omit the field if it’s null or blank!!)

Also, shouldn’t the resulting url in both cases be /v2/contacts/248
not https://api.sandbox.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/248??

Any ideas?

Ta

Nic

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Hi again Graeme

Just wondering what the state of this is.

I’ve tried posting a blank (“url”:"") as well as null (“url”:null) and
neither work - message=unknown attribute: url

Is this still the expected result? Would I have to totally omit the
url field to POST? Is there an ETA for fixing this?

Thanks!

NicOn Tue, May 29, 2012 at 5:16 PM, Graeme Boyd graeme.boyd@freeagent.com wrote:

Hi Nic,

I’ve changed things so that the POSTed URL field is now sanitised. However
other invalid parameters aren’t sanitised so FreeAgent will still complain
if there are other parameters it doesn’t recognise. Some resources are more
permissive than others - /projects will complain if you POST anything it
doesn’t recognise while /contacts won’t.

The behaviour with XML is exactly the same unless your XML serialiser omits
null fields.

I may have confused the issue by saying that serialising to null or “”
shouldn’t cause problems. The issue here is that parameters are sent to
FreeAgent which it’s not expecting. It doesn’t matter whether those
parameters are null, “” or text; some resources will still complain.

Kind regards,

Graeme

On 28 May 2012 18:38, Nic Wise nicw@fastchicken.co.nz wrote:

Also, is it just a JSON thing? I can switch to XML pretty quickly.

On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 4:47 PM, Graeme Boyd graeme.boyd@freeagent.com wrote:

Hi Nic,

The project resource here is complaining about the fact that url is not
a
valid parameter where it should be ignoring the invalid parameter. The
contact resource is ignoring the invalid url parameter. This is a bug
which
unfortunately will have to be worked around in the short term. The
solution
is to remove the url parameter from the project creation json.

As far as I’m aware the .NET parsers serialising to null or “” should
not
cause any problems.

The API is happy to accept

either https://api.sandbox.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/248 or /v2/contacts/248.
I made the API return the full URL as it means the link to the contact
can
be followed without any further processing by the client.

Cheers,

Graeme

On 27 May 2012 17:07, Nic Wise nicw@fastchicken.co.nz wrote:

Hi there

I’m trying to make a new project. The JSON is:

POST /v2/projects

{“project”:{“contact”:"/v2/contacts/167",“name”:"project

TEST",“starts_on”:null,“ends_on”:null,“budget”:0,“is_ir35”:false,“contract_po_reference”:null,“status”:“Active”,“budget_units”:“Days”,“normal_billing_rate”:0,“hours_per_day”:0,“uses_project_invoice_sequence”:false,“currency”:“GBP”,“billing_period”:null,“url”:null,“updated_at”:"",“created_at”:""}}

(I’ve also tried “url”:"")

I get the following back:

{“errors”:{“error”:{“message”:“unknown attribute: url”}}}

What am I missing here? Is there a Ruby (or something else) sample I
can compare the over-the-wire stuff which is known to work, vrs the
docs?

I can post to /v2/contacts just fine:

{“contact”:{“locale”:“en”,“account_balance”:0,“organisation_name”:"",“first_name”:"Nic

TEST",“last_name”:“Wise”,“email”:null,“phone_number”:null,“address1”:“17:04:10”,“town”:null,“region”:null,“postcode”:null,“address2”:null,“address3”:null,“contact_name_on_invoices”:false,“country”:null,“sales_tax_registration_number”:null,“uses_contact_invoice_sequence”:false,“url”:"",“updated_at”:"",“created_at”:""}}

response:

{“contact”:{“url”:"https://api.sandbox.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/248",“first_name”:"Nic

TEST",“last_name”:“Wise”,“address1”:“17:04:10”,“contact_name_on_invoices”:false,“country”:"United

Kingdom",“locale”:“en”,“account_balance”:“0.0”,“uses_contact_invoice_sequence”:false,“created_at”:“2012-05-27T16:04:04Z”,“updated_at”:“2012-05-27T16:04:04Z”}}

(on thing to keep in mind: they want that all (most?) .NET JSON
parsers work is that if I have a field, it will serialize it as
field:"" or field:null - NOT omit the field if it’s null or blank!!)

Also, shouldn’t the resulting url in both cases be /v2/contacts/248
not https://api.sandbox.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/248??

Any ideas?

Ta

Nic


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Hi Nic,

I’ve changed things so that the POSTed URL field is now sanitised. However
other invalid parameters aren’t sanitised so FreeAgent will still complain
if there are other parameters it doesn’t recognise. Some resources are
more permissive than others - /projects will complain if you POST anything
it doesn’t recognise while /contacts won’t.

The behaviour with XML is exactly the same unless your XML serialiser omits
null fields.

I may have confused the issue by saying that serialising to null or “”
shouldn’t cause problems. The issue here is that parameters are sent to
FreeAgent which it’s not expecting. It doesn’t matter whether those
parameters are null, “” or text; some resources will still complain.

Kind regards,

GraemeOn 28 May 2012 18:38, Nic Wise nicw@fastchicken.co.nz wrote:

Also, is it just a JSON thing? I can switch to XML pretty quickly.

On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 4:47 PM, Graeme Boyd graeme.boyd@freeagent.com wrote:

Hi Nic,

The project resource here is complaining about the fact that url is not a
valid parameter where it should be ignoring the invalid parameter. The
contact resource is ignoring the invalid url parameter. This is a bug
which
unfortunately will have to be worked around in the short term. The
solution
is to remove the url parameter from the project creation json.

As far as I’m aware the .NET parsers serialising to null or “” should not
cause any problems.

The API is happy to accept
either https://api.sandbox.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/248
or /v2/contacts/248.
I made the API return the full URL as it means the link to the contact
can
be followed without any further processing by the client.

Cheers,

Graeme

On 27 May 2012 17:07, Nic Wise nicw@fastchicken.co.nz wrote:

Hi there

I’m trying to make a new project. The JSON is:

POST /v2/projects

{“project”:{“contact”:"/v2/contacts/167",“name”:"project

TEST",“starts_on”:null,“ends_on”:null,“budget”:0,“is_ir35”:false,“contract_po_reference”:null,“status”:“Active”,“budget_units”:“Days”,“normal_billing_rate”:0,“hours_per_day”:0,“uses_project_invoice_sequence”:false,“currency”:“GBP”,“billing_period”:null,“url”:null,“updated_at”:"",“created_at”:""}}

(I’ve also tried “url”:"")

I get the following back:

{“errors”:{“error”:{“message”:“unknown attribute: url”}}}

What am I missing here? Is there a Ruby (or something else) sample I
can compare the over-the-wire stuff which is known to work, vrs the
docs?

I can post to /v2/contacts just fine:

{“contact”:{“locale”:“en”,“account_balance”:0,“organisation_name”:"",“first_name”:"Nic

TEST",“last_name”:“Wise”,“email”:null,“phone_number”:null,“address1”:“17:04:10”,“town”:null,“region”:null,“postcode”:null,“address2”:null,“address3”:null,“contact_name_on_invoices”:false,“country”:null,“sales_tax_registration_number”:null,“uses_contact_invoice_sequence”:false,“url”:"",“updated_at”:"",“created_at”:""}}

response:

{“contact”:{“url”:"https://api.sandbox.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/248
",“first_name”:"Nic

TEST",“last_name”:“Wise”,“address1”:“17:04:10”,“contact_name_on_invoices”:false,“country”:"United

Kingdom",“locale”:“en”,“account_balance”:“0.0”,“uses_contact_invoice_sequence”:false,“created_at”:“2012-05-27T16:04:04Z”,“updated_at”:“2012-05-27T16:04:04Z”}}

(on thing to keep in mind: they want that all (most?) .NET JSON
parsers work is that if I have a field, it will serialize it as
field:"" or field:null - NOT omit the field if it’s null or blank!!)

Also, shouldn’t the resulting url in both cases be /v2/contacts/248
not https://api.sandbox.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/248??

Any ideas?

Ta

Nic


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Hi Nic,

The project resource here is complaining about the fact that url is not a
valid parameter where it should be ignoring the invalid parameter. The
contact resource is ignoring the invalid url parameter. This is a bug
which unfortunately will have to be worked around in the short term. The
solution is to remove the url parameter from the project creation json.

As far as I’m aware the .NET parsers serialising to null or “” should not
cause any problems.

The API is happy to accept either
https://api.sandbox.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/248 or /v2/contacts/248. I
made the API return the full URL as it means the link to the contact can be
followed without any further processing by the client.

Cheers,

GraemeOn 27 May 2012 17:07, Nic Wise nicw@fastchicken.co.nz wrote:

Hi there

I’m trying to make a new project. The JSON is:

POST /v2/projects

{“project”:{“contact”:"/v2/contacts/167",“name”:"project

TEST",“starts_on”:null,“ends_on”:null,“budget”:0,“is_ir35”:false,“contract_po_reference”:null,“status”:“Active”,“budget_units”:“Days”,“normal_billing_rate”:0,“hours_per_day”:0,“uses_project_invoice_sequence”:false,“currency”:“GBP”,“billing_period”:null,“url”:null,“updated_at”:"",“created_at”:""}}

(I’ve also tried “url”:"")

I get the following back:

{“errors”:{“error”:{“message”:“unknown attribute: url”}}}

What am I missing here? Is there a Ruby (or something else) sample I
can compare the over-the-wire stuff which is known to work, vrs the
docs?

I can post to /v2/contacts just fine:

{“contact”:{“locale”:“en”,“account_balance”:0,“organisation_name”:"",“first_name”:"Nic

TEST",“last_name”:“Wise”,“email”:null,“phone_number”:null,“address1”:“17:04:10”,“town”:null,“region”:null,“postcode”:null,“address2”:null,“address3”:null,“contact_name_on_invoices”:false,“country”:null,“sales_tax_registration_number”:null,“uses_contact_invoice_sequence”:false,“url”:"",“updated_at”:"",“created_at”:""}}

response:

{“contact”:{“url”:"https://api.sandbox.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/248
",“first_name”:"Nic

TEST",“last_name”:“Wise”,“address1”:“17:04:10”,“contact_name_on_invoices”:false,“country”:"United

Kingdom",“locale”:“en”,“account_balance”:“0.0”,“uses_contact_invoice_sequence”:false,“created_at”:“2012-05-27T16:04:04Z”,“updated_at”:“2012-05-27T16:04:04Z”}}

(on thing to keep in mind: they want that all (most?) .NET JSON
parsers work is that if I have a field, it will serialize it as
field:"" or field:null - NOT omit the field if it’s null or blank!!)

Also, shouldn’t the resulting url in both cases be /v2/contacts/248
not https://api.sandbox.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/248??

Any ideas?

Ta

Nic


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Hi Nic,

The project resource here is complaining about the fact that url is not a
valid parameter where it should be ignoring the invalid parameter. The
contact resource is ignoring the invalid url parameter. This is a bug which
unfortunately will have to be worked around in the short term. The solution
is to remove the url parameter from the project creation json.

So, don’t post a url field at all?

Any idea on how long until this is fixed? I’d be changing the core
REST library I’m using (RestSharp), which I’d rather not do, as I dont
want to maintain my own branch.

As far as I’m aware the .NET parsers serialising to null or “” should not
cause any problems.

So… this should work:

“url”:""

(and it does on the contacts), but doesn’t (the bug, above) and the
work around is to not post any url at all in the short term?

Does this happen on any other resources? Or just projects? I have
plenty of other resources to write the api for, so I might just move
onto those.

The API is happy to accept
either https://api.sandbox.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/248 or /v2/contacts/248.
I made the API return the full URL as it means the link to the contact can
be followed without any further processing by the client.

Cool - I’ll parse it thru a full URL parser to get the bits out. Ta

N> On 27 May 2012 17:07, Nic Wise nicw@fastchicken.co.nz wrote:

Hi there

I’m trying to make a new project. The JSON is:

POST /v2/projects

{“project”:{“contact”:"/v2/contacts/167",“name”:"project

TEST",“starts_on”:null,“ends_on”:null,“budget”:0,“is_ir35”:false,“contract_po_reference”:null,“status”:“Active”,“budget_units”:“Days”,“normal_billing_rate”:0,“hours_per_day”:0,“uses_project_invoice_sequence”:false,“currency”:“GBP”,“billing_period”:null,“url”:null,“updated_at”:"",“created_at”:""}}

(I’ve also tried “url”:"")

I get the following back:

{“errors”:{“error”:{“message”:“unknown attribute: url”}}}

What am I missing here? Is there a Ruby (or something else) sample I
can compare the over-the-wire stuff which is known to work, vrs the
docs?

I can post to /v2/contacts just fine:

{“contact”:{“locale”:“en”,“account_balance”:0,“organisation_name”:"",“first_name”:"Nic

TEST",“last_name”:“Wise”,“email”:null,“phone_number”:null,“address1”:“17:04:10”,“town”:null,“region”:null,“postcode”:null,“address2”:null,“address3”:null,“contact_name_on_invoices”:false,“country”:null,“sales_tax_registration_number”:null,“uses_contact_invoice_sequence”:false,“url”:"",“updated_at”:"",“created_at”:""}}

response:

{“contact”:{“url”:"https://api.sandbox.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/248",“first_name”:"Nic

TEST",“last_name”:“Wise”,“address1”:“17:04:10”,“contact_name_on_invoices”:false,“country”:"United

Kingdom",“locale”:“en”,“account_balance”:“0.0”,“uses_contact_invoice_sequence”:false,“created_at”:“2012-05-27T16:04:04Z”,“updated_at”:“2012-05-27T16:04:04Z”}}

(on thing to keep in mind: they want that all (most?) .NET JSON
parsers work is that if I have a field, it will serialize it as
field:"" or field:null - NOT omit the field if it’s null or blank!!)

Also, shouldn’t the resulting url in both cases be /v2/contacts/248
not https://api.sandbox.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/248??

Any ideas?

Ta

Nic


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Also, is it just a JSON thing? I can switch to XML pretty quickly.On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 4:47 PM, Graeme Boyd graeme.boyd@freeagent.com wrote:

Hi Nic,

The project resource here is complaining about the fact that url is not a
valid parameter where it should be ignoring the invalid parameter. The
contact resource is ignoring the invalid url parameter. This is a bug which
unfortunately will have to be worked around in the short term. The solution
is to remove the url parameter from the project creation json.

As far as I’m aware the .NET parsers serialising to null or “” should not
cause any problems.

The API is happy to accept
either https://api.sandbox.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/248 or /v2/contacts/248.
I made the API return the full URL as it means the link to the contact can
be followed without any further processing by the client.

Cheers,

Graeme

On 27 May 2012 17:07, Nic Wise nicw@fastchicken.co.nz wrote:

Hi there

I’m trying to make a new project. The JSON is:

POST /v2/projects

{“project”:{“contact”:"/v2/contacts/167",“name”:"project

TEST",“starts_on”:null,“ends_on”:null,“budget”:0,“is_ir35”:false,“contract_po_reference”:null,“status”:“Active”,“budget_units”:“Days”,“normal_billing_rate”:0,“hours_per_day”:0,“uses_project_invoice_sequence”:false,“currency”:“GBP”,“billing_period”:null,“url”:null,“updated_at”:"",“created_at”:""}}

(I’ve also tried “url”:"")

I get the following back:

{“errors”:{“error”:{“message”:“unknown attribute: url”}}}

What am I missing here? Is there a Ruby (or something else) sample I
can compare the over-the-wire stuff which is known to work, vrs the
docs?

I can post to /v2/contacts just fine:

{“contact”:{“locale”:“en”,“account_balance”:0,“organisation_name”:"",“first_name”:"Nic

TEST",“last_name”:“Wise”,“email”:null,“phone_number”:null,“address1”:“17:04:10”,“town”:null,“region”:null,“postcode”:null,“address2”:null,“address3”:null,“contact_name_on_invoices”:false,“country”:null,“sales_tax_registration_number”:null,“uses_contact_invoice_sequence”:false,“url”:"",“updated_at”:"",“created_at”:""}}

response:

{“contact”:{“url”:"https://api.sandbox.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/248",“first_name”:"Nic

TEST",“last_name”:“Wise”,“address1”:“17:04:10”,“contact_name_on_invoices”:false,“country”:"United

Kingdom",“locale”:“en”,“account_balance”:“0.0”,“uses_contact_invoice_sequence”:false,“created_at”:“2012-05-27T16:04:04Z”,“updated_at”:“2012-05-27T16:04:04Z”}}

(on thing to keep in mind: they want that all (most?) .NET JSON
parsers work is that if I have a field, it will serialize it as
field:"" or field:null - NOT omit the field if it’s null or blank!!)

Also, shouldn’t the resulting url in both cases be /v2/contacts/248
not https://api.sandbox.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/248??

Any ideas?

Ta

Nic


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