This section provides a short guide on how to setup a connection to an external service in the Semantic Middleware Configurator.
- After you have accessed the Semantic Middleware Configurator (SMC), you find the node External Services on the left in the Hierarchy Tree.
- Expand it to find the node Services.
- Double-click the node, the Set Up New External Service dialogue will open.
- In the settings section several options are available. Fill out the fields according to the desired service's requirements. Details and an example find below.
Options specific for a certain service or export format are marked with an asterisk.
- Name: enter a name of your choice for the configuration here.
- URL: the URL at which the service (for example a visualization) can be reached online.
- Image: the image you want to be displayed in buttons or placeholders for this service. You can use external URLs for displaying images on the right-hand side of a service. Recommended resolution is 162x162 px as minimum, formats can be any that are compatible to the HTML <img>-tag.
- Data Source: select the data source of your PoolParty project that should be provided. The following can be selected per check box:
Whole Project: the project data as a whole that is base for the knowledge graph will be used, relations, concept schemes, concept subtrees, custom and core ontologies.
Concept Scheme or Concept Subtree: the data of concept schemes or subtrees in a project will be provided.
Custom and Core Ontologies: the ontologies in your project, custom or core ontologies will be provided.
- Export Type: select from the drop down between the following export types:
File Download: download as a file in one of the formats selected in Export Format.
HTTP Request: use the visualization service in an HTTP request.
No Data Export: data cannot be exported.
- Export Format: select the export format for File Download from one of the following data formats:
N3, NQUADS, VDEX, TRIX, BINARYRDF, MULTITHES, RDFXML, TURTLE, NTRIPLES, RDFJSON, TRIG, JSONLD
- URL Placeholder*: this option is only available for the export type HTTP Request.
Example of a WebVOWL Configuration