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    # This is an **example** API to demonstrate features of OpenAPI specification. # It doesn't cover all OpenAPI features. For more full example check out: openapi: 3.0.1 info: version: '1.0.0' # Your API version # It can be any string but it is better to use semantic versioning: # Warning: OpenAPI requires the version to be a string, but without quotation marks YAML can recognize it as a number. title: # Replace with your API title # Keep it simple. Don't add "API" or version at the end of the string. termsOfService: '' # [Optional] Replace with an URL to your ToS contact: email: [email protected] # [Optional] Replace with your contact email url: '' # [Optional] Replace with link to your contact form license: name: Apache 2.0 url: '' x-logo: url: '' # Describe your API here, you can use GFM ( here description: | This is an **example** API to demonstrate features of OpenAPI specification # Introduction This API definition is intended to to be a good starting point for describing your API in [OpenAPI/Swagger format]( It also demonstrates features of [create-openapi-repo]( tool and [Redoc]( documentation engine. So beyond the standard OpenAPI syntax we use a few [vendor extensions]( # OpenAPI Specification The goal of The OpenAPI Specification is to define a standard, language-agnostic interface to REST APIs which allows both humans and computers to discover and understand the capabilities of the service without access to source code, documentation, or through network traffic inspection. When properly defined via OpenAPI, a consumer can understand and interact with the remote service with a minimal amount of implementation logic. Similar to what interfaces have done for lower-level programming, OpenAPI removes the guesswork in calling the service. externalDocs: description: Find out how to create a GitHub repo for your OpenAPI definition. url: '' # A list of tags used by the definition with additional metadata. # The order of the tags can be used to reflect on their order by the parsing tools. tags: - name: Echo description: Example echo operations - name: User description: Operations about user servers: - url: '' - url: '' # Holds the relative paths to the individual endpoints. The path is appended to the # basePath in order to construct the full URL. paths: '/users/{username}': # path parameter in curly braces # parameters list that are used with each operation for this path parameters: - name: pretty_print in: query description: Pretty print response schema: type: boolean get: # documentation for GET operation for this path tags: - User # summary is up to 120 symbold but we recommend to be shortest as possible summary: Get user by user name # you can use GFM in operation description too: description: | Some description of the operation. 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    What is the advantage of using your product to what is available for free except some CSS tweaks?

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