Retrieving the Following APIs service document
Added by IBM contributorIBM | Edited by Claudia R Elbourn on June 10, 2015
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To update resources made available through the Atom APIs, you must first retrieve the service document of the API.

For example, send a GET request to one of the following web addresses to retrieve the Following service document for that application:

 

Activities

<host_server>/activities/follow/atom/service

Blogs

<host_server>/blogs/follow/atom/service

Communities

<host_server>/communities/follow/atom/service

Files

<host_server>/files/follow/atom/service

Forums

<host_server>/forums/follow/atom/service

New repository

<host_server>/news/follow/atom/service

Profiles

<host_server>/profiles/follow/atom/service

Wikis

<host_server>/wikis/follow/atom/service
Input
Method URI Description
GET /{source}/follow/atom/service Retrieves the service document that defines the resources that are being followed in the application.
Name Type Optional Description
source
enumerated No String specifying the resource. Options are:
activities
blogs
communities
files
forums
profiles
wikis
tags
This parameter is required.
Authorized values:
  • activities
  • blogs
  • files
  • forums
  • news
  • profiles
  • wikis
Output
Content Type: application/atom+xml