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If you want to use space in URL, you must use %20. So, in your example it would be:


Not sure what the problem with using LIKE?

Nadir Amra
e-mail: amra@xxxxxxxxxx

From: MIDRANGE-L <midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> on behalf of Lee Paul <lee_paul@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 2:22 PM
To: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [EXTERNAL] REST APIs with space in the parameter and with LIKE in the SQL
I am creating REST Web Services using SQL as a Web service and am stuck on two things.

1. Having a space in the parameter.
I need to select records from the DB where there may be a space in the selection parameter.
For example, for API /students/name/{name} I would specify /students/name/John Smith, but I can't seem to get this to work.

1. Using LIKE in the SQL.

I would also like to be able to select using the SQL LIKE comparison. For example, the SQL for /students/name/{name} would be:


Thank you in advance for any help. It is greatly appreciated!
- Lee

Lee Paul
Surround Technologies, LLC

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