Figure 5–9. API Tool.
|1)||Start the API Tool from the Launcher’s toolbar, or by selecting Repository | API Tool from the Launcher menu.|
|2)||In the API Tool’s Server settings pane, set the hostname and port information for your SOAP server if necessary: the default values should suffice in normal use. You can also toggle the event log on or off. Additionally, press the Save WSDL button to write out the WSDL definition file for your SOAP client if it is needed.|
|3)||Start the API server by pressing the Start Server button. MetaEdit+ is now ready to receive and process the API requests.|
|4)||Execute the external application that utilizes the API.|
|5)||Stop the API server by pressing the Stop Server button.|