POST ga4gh/featuresets/search

Return a list of feature sets in GA4GH format

Parameters

Required

NameTypeDescriptionDefaultExample Values
datasetId String Return featureSets by dataSet Identifier - Ensembl

Optional

NameTypeDescriptionDefaultExample Values
callback String Name of the callback subroutine to be returned by the requested JSONP response. Required ONLY when using JSONP as the serialisation method. Please see the user guide. - randomlygeneratedname
pageSize Int Number of featureSets to return per request 10 -
pageToken Int Identifier showing which page of data to retrieve next null -

Message

Content-typeFormatExample
application/json{ "datasetId": string, "pageToken": string, "pageSize": long }{ "datasetId": "Ensembl", "pageToken": "", "pageSize": 2 }

Example Requests

/ga4gh/featuresets/search


{ "datasetId": "Ensembl",    "pageToken": "", "pageSize": 2 }
        
use strict;
use warnings;

use HTTP::Tiny;

my $http = HTTP::Tiny->new();

my $server = 'http://rest.ensembl.org';
my $ext = '/ga4gh/featuresets/search';
my $response = $http->request('POST', $server.$ext, {
  headers => { 
  	'Content-type' => 'application/json',
  	'Accept' => 'application/json'
  },
  content => '{ "datasetId": "Ensembl",    "pageToken": "", "pageSize": 2 }'
});

die "Failed!\n" unless $response->{success};


use JSON;
use Data::Dumper;
if(length $response->{content}) {
  my $hash = decode_json($response->{content});
  local $Data::Dumper::Terse = 1;
  local $Data::Dumper::Indent = 1;
  print Dumper $hash;
  print "\n";
}

import requests, sys

server = "http://rest.ensembl.org"
ext = "/ga4gh/featuresets/search"
headers={ "Content-Type" : "application/json", "Accept" : "application/json"}
r = requests.post(server+ext, headers=headers, data='{ "datasetId": "Ensembl",    "pageToken": "", "pageSize": 2 }')

if not r.ok:
  r.raise_for_status()
  sys.exit()

decoded = r.json()
print repr(decoded)

import requests, sys

server = "http://rest.ensembl.org"
ext = "/ga4gh/featuresets/search"
headers={ "Content-Type" : "application/json", "Accept" : "application/json"}
r = requests.post(server+ext, headers=headers, data='{ "datasetId": "Ensembl",    "pageToken": "", "pageSize": 2 }')

if not r.ok:
  r.raise_for_status()
  sys.exit()

decoded = r.json()
print(repr(decoded))

require 'net/http'
require 'uri'

server='http://rest.ensembl.org'
path = '/ga4gh/featuresets/search'

url = URI.parse(server)
http = Net::HTTP.new(url.host, url.port)

request = Net::HTTP::Post.new(path, {'Content-Type' => 'application/json', 'Accept' => 'application/json'})
request.body = '{ "datasetId": "Ensembl",    "pageToken": "", "pageSize": 2 }'

response = http.request(request)

if response.code != "200"
  puts "Invalid response: #{response.code}"
  puts response.body
  exit
end


require 'rubygems'
require 'json'
require 'yaml'

result = JSON.parse(response.body)
puts YAML::dump(result)

import java.net.URL;
import java.net.URLConnection;
import java.net.HttpURLConnection;
import java.io.BufferedReader;
import java.io.InputStream;
import java.io.InputStreamReader;
import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.Reader;
import java.io.DataOutputStream;


public class EnsemblRest {

  public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
    String server = "http://rest.ensembl.org";
    String ext = "/ga4gh/featuresets/search";
    URL url = new URL(server + ext);

    URLConnection connection = url.openConnection();
    HttpURLConnection httpConnection = (HttpURLConnection)connection;
    
    String postBody = "{ \"datasetId\": \"Ensembl\",    \"pageToken\": \"\", \"pageSize\": 2 }";
    httpConnection.setRequestMethod("POST");
    httpConnection.setRequestProperty("Content-Type", "application/json");
    httpConnection.setRequestProperty("Accept", "application/json");
    httpConnection.setRequestProperty("Content-Length", Integer.toString(postBody.getBytes().length));
    httpConnection.setUseCaches(false);
    httpConnection.setDoInput(true);
    httpConnection.setDoOutput(true);

    DataOutputStream wr = new DataOutputStream(httpConnection.getOutputStream());
    wr.writeBytes(postBody);
    wr.flush();
    wr.close();
    

    InputStream response = connection.getInputStream();
    int responseCode = httpConnection.getResponseCode();

    if(responseCode != 200) {
      throw new RuntimeException("Response code was not 200. Detected response was "+responseCode);
    }

    String output;
    Reader reader = null;
    try {
      reader = new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(response, "UTF-8"));
      StringBuilder builder = new StringBuilder();
      char[] buffer = new char[8192];
      int read;
      while ((read = reader.read(buffer, 0, buffer.length)) > 0) {
        builder.append(buffer, 0, read);
      }
      output = builder.toString();
    } 
    finally {
        if (reader != null) try {
          reader.close(); 
        } catch (IOException logOrIgnore) {
          logOrIgnore.printStackTrace();
        }
    }

    System.out.println(output);
  }
}

curl 'http://rest.ensembl.org/ga4gh/featuresets/search' -H 'Content-type:application/json' \
-H 'Accept:application/json' -X POST -d '{ "datasetId": "Ensembl",    "pageToken": "", "pageSize": 2 }'

wget -q --header='Content-type:application/json' --header='Accept:application/json' \
--post-data='{ "datasetId": "Ensembl",    "pageToken": "", "pageSize": 2 }' \
'http://rest.ensembl.org/ga4gh/featuresets/search'  -O -

Resource Information

MethodsPOST
Response formatsjson
jsonp