This chapter provides general information about Application Packaging Standard Catalog and this guide.
APS Catalog is a repository of APS packages with search capabilities. A client application can be implemented to automate operations performed over APS Catalog. Available operations are the following: browsing for applications and updates, adding new packages and adding reviews.
The purpose of this document is to provide instructions on how to use the APS Catalog API. The document is intended for developers whose aim is to write client applications for APS Catalog. Readers of this document should have a basic understanding of the Atom syndication format and OpenSearch 1.1, or at least they should be familiar with XML basics.
This document covers only APS Catalog 1.2 API. If you use other version of the service, refer to the corresponding document.
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