API documentation

The API for the data of VerbaAlpina is available under the URL https://www.verba-alpina.gwi.uni-muenchen.de/?api=1 (for complete examples see below).

The following commands can be issued using the action parameter:

COMMAND DESCRIPTION RETURN FORMAT NECESSARY ParameterS Optional ParameterS
getIds Returns a list with the Ids of all datasets of a VerbaAlpina version. CSV version
getNames Returns a list with the IDs and names of all datasets of a VerbaAlpina version. CSV version
getName Returns the name of a specific dataset. CSV id version
getRecord Returns a single dataset. CSV or defined by format id version, format, empty

Further parameters:

Parameter DESCRIPTION VALUES
version Indication of the VerbaAlpina version. If no version is indicated, the most recent citation version is used. The following versions are currently available: 201, 192, 191, 182, 181, 172, 171, 162, 161 [0-9][0-9][1-2]
id Indication of the ID of a dataset [A-Z][1-9][0-9]*
format Output format for the getRecord command (Default: csv) csv, xml, json
changed If this value is 1, getIds and getNames will only return datasets that have changed since the last version. csv, xml, json
empty If the parameter empty is 0, empty XML tags are not indicated in the getRecord command and the output format XML. 1 or 0

Examples