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HOWTO: Better JSON parsing when POSTing to Merb Apps

Oct 10, 2008

Where I work, we have fairly extensive, JSON-based web services in all out applications. As a quick example, here's what you would get if you were to GET with the mime-type application/vnd.absperf.sscj1+json:

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HOWTO: Exception Handling in Merb

Oct 1, 2008

Our app is very (JSON) web-service heavy, and so having helpful error messages in our web service documents is pretty important. Luckily, Merb makes this, like everything, a metric shitton easier than it is in rails. There are a couple poorly documented things I had to stumble through, so I thought I would write some up on how to do this.

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