Wikinews:Tech/Reader Server

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Purpose[edit]

Serve as a "proxy" for the mobile reader apps such as Android Reader to the Wikinews server.

Components[edit]

  • Daemon - Check for new stories every X minutes and download to database
  • API - Handle requests from the client

API Calls[edit]

latest[edit]

  • POST: ?mode=latest
  • Return Format: JSON
  • Return Data:
    • 20 rows
    • ID, title, url, revid, when

latestfull[edit]

  • POST: ?mode=latestfull
  • Return Format: JSON
  • Return Data:
    • 20 rows
    • ID, title, url, revid, when, fulltext

textonly[edit]

  • POST: ?mode=textonly, id=ITEMID
  • Return Format: text-only
  • Return Data: 1 articles text

submitbug[edit]

  • POST: mode=submitbug, email=EMAILVAL, summary=SUMMARYVAL, desc=FULLDESCVAL
  • Return Format:
  • Return Data: