Collection.Document+JSON - Hypermedia Type


Collection.Doc is a read/write, recursive hypermedia-type designed to facilitate flexible exchange of structured content through web APIs. The media type is registered with IANA, since Jan 31st, 2014.

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Collection.Doc+JSON is based on Collection+JSON hypermedia type and heavily leverages existing standards, such as: URI Template [RFC6570], Home Document Specification and IANA-registered Link Relation Types, wherever possible.

It was designed by a team at NPR that included: Irakli Nadareishvili, Javaun Moradi, Randall Randall, Scott Smith, John Nelson and Kevin Moylan with valuable input and advice from Mike Amundsen, Ioseb Dzmanashvili and Andrew Kuklewicz, while working on various NPR APIs and most recently: building the Public Media Platform.