food_sub_categories.get

Description

This is a utility method, returning the full list of all food sub categories for a food category.

Parameters

Required

Name Type Description
oauth_consumer_key String Your API key when you registered as a developer
oauth_signature_method String The method used to generate the signature (only HMAC-SHA1 is supported)
oauth_timestamp Int The date and time, expressed in the number of seconds since January 1, 1970 00:00:00 GMT. The timestamp value must be a positive integer and must be equal or greater than the timestamp used in previous requests
oauth_nonce String A randomly generated string for a request that can be combined with the timestamp to produce a unique value
oauth_version String MUST be "1.0"
oauth_signature String The signature, a consistent reproducible concatenation of the request elements into a single string. The string is used as an input in hashing or signing algorithms.
method String MUST be "food_sub_categories.get"
food_category_id Long The ID of the food category.

Optional

Name Type Description
format String The desired response format. Valid reponse formats are "xml" or "json" (default value is "xml").

Example Return XML

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<food_sub_categories xmlns="http://platform.fatsecret.com/api/1.0/" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:schemaLocation="http://platform.fatsecret.com/api/1.0/ http://platform.fatsecret.com/api/1.0/fatsecret.xsd">
    <food_sub_category>Baked Bean</food_sub_category>
    <food_sub_category>Bean</food_sub_category>
    <food_sub_category>Black Bean</food_sub_category>
</food_sub_categories>

Example Return JSON

{ "food_sub_categories": { "food_sub_category": [ "Baked Bean", "Bean", "Black Bean" ] }}

Error Code

Code Description
2 Missing required oauth parameter: "<detail>"
3 Unsupported oauth parameter: "<detail>"
4 Invalid signature method: "<detail>"
5 Invalid consumer key: "<detail>"
6 Invalid/expired timestamp: "<detail>"
7 Invalid/used nonce: "<detail>"
8 Invalid signature: "<detail>"
101 Missing required parameter: "<detail>"
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