Generate URIs and IRIs from Templates

An introduction to the URI Template specification

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James Snell

Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: January 22, 2008

The Universal Resource Identifier (URI) Template specification provides a mechanism that can be used to describe how to construct URIs for a broad variety of applications. This article introduces you to basic URI Template syntax and shows you how a template is expanded into a URI. View an illustration of the use of two URI Template implementations for Java™Script and Java language programs and learn about concepts related to the production of Internationalized Resource Identifiers (IRIs).

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