General API Information

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API Introduction
Thank you for choosing to work with Informz on this integration project! We are looking forward to a successful technical relationship with you and your company. This documentation helps you to get set up and to develop your web service c...
Setup
Below, you'll learn about the steps and processes needed to set up API development with Informz. Assumptions Informz has the following assumptions with regard to the skill set of our partner’s developers: Developer...
Making the Call
Here is an example of a message that is encrypted, compressed, and encoded. The account, user, password, and encryption tags (if used) must be populated with the values supplied by Informz. When dealing with encryption and compression, white space c...
Development Approach
Informz recommends that you approach your development in the following manner: Create a basic web service client that can establish a connection. Implement compression and authentication (authentication requires a user name and pa...
Errors
All exceptions caught and handled by AAPI will return as a soap fault of type InformzAAPIFault . Each fault will contain a code and a reason . The code is a "camel case," machine readable string representing a generic classi...
API Time
Informz uses a specific methodology for managing time and time zones in XML calls that retrieve data from our API. All dates are stored in the Informz database with the Eastern Standard Time Zone (EST). When pulled using API, the...
API Glossary
Term Definition Accounting Code An internal billing code used for "bill back" at a client site. Accounting codes is an optional extension in Informz. Brand ...