Hi Eric,

Thanks for the pointers. The info returned by these calls appear to cover
my needs.

Thanks again.

Marco

On Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 1:59 PM, Eric Rasche <e...@tamu.edu> wrote:

> Hi Marco,
>
> You're looking for the tool build and show routes.
>
> Galaxy API:
>
> http://galaxy.readthedocs.org/en/master/api_doc.html#galaxy.webapps.galaxy.api.tools.ToolsController.build
>
> http://galaxy.readthedocs.org/en/master/api_doc.html#galaxy.webapps.galaxy.api.tools.ToolsController.show
>
> BioBlend:
>
> http://bioblend.readthedocs.org/en/latest/api_docs/galaxy/all.html#bioblend.galaxy.tools.ToolClient.show_tool
>
> Cheers,
> Eric
>
>
>
> 2015-08-20 10:24 GMT-05:00 Marco Ocana <moc...@broadinstitute.org>:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am working on writing some code that would allow for remotely executing
>> jobs and workflows in Galaxy.
>> Looking through the docs and examples that I have encountered, we are
>> able to run specific tools if we know what are the inputs needed.
>> Does the API (plain REST, bioblend, blend4j) allow for discovering what
>> are the inputs needed to execute a specific tool?
>> I'd be interested in things like argument name, type, label, description.
>> And in the case where the input parameter is restricted to a number of
>> options (e.g., pulldown selections), can I obtain those that would be
>> available from the web pages? File types? etc.
>>
>> Big plus if we can find out similar information on the available output
>> result.
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Marco
>>
>>
>>
>>
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