Access a REST Service from an ABL Application: OpenEdge 12 Course

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Course Description

You can subscribe to this course for a cost of $95 USD for 12 months of unlimited access, per user, per year. 

In this course, you learn how to use the OpenEdge.Net ABL procedure library to access a REST service from within an ABL application. This course has the following lessons:

  • Introduction to REST
  • Access a REST service


OpenEdge ABL developer


Equivalent to 4 hours of learning

Product Version

This course is compatible with Progress OpenEdge 12.2.

What you will learn

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe how a REST service works.
  • Describe how you can access a REST service from an ABL application.
  • Make a REST request from an ABL application.
  • Process a REST response from an ABL application.
  • Use authentication in ABL REST invocations.


You should already be able to:

  • Write procedural and object-oriented ABL programs.
  • Use Progress Developer Studio for OpenEdge.

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