Update to the REST Descriptor Services

The current version of the REST interface to the CDK descriptors allowed one to access descriptor values for a SMILES string by simply appending it to an URL, resulting in something like http://rguha.ath.cx/~rguha/cicc/rest/desc/descriptors/ org.openscience.cdk.qsar.descriptors.molecular.ALOGPDescriptor/c1ccccc1COCC This type of URL is pretty handy to construct by hand. However, as Pat Walters pointed out in the comments to […]

Playing with REST Descriptor Services

As part of my work at IU I have been implementing a number of cheminformatics web services. Initially these were SOAP, but I realized that REST interfaces make life much easier. (also see here) As a result, a number of these services have simple REST interfaces. One such service provides molecular descriptor calculations, using the […]