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Http 404 error while consuming RESTful service in .Net passing data in JSON format

Getting HTTP 404 Error while Consuming RESTful service in .Net passing data in JSON format"

getting HTTP 404 in response at line  also in bold
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 HttpWebResponse response = (HttpWebResponse)request.GetResponse();        
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string json = "{"
                                          + "\"username\" : \"username@email.com\","
                                          + "\"password\" : \"password1@\""
                                          + "}";
                  
                  const string serviceURL = "https://api.wheniwork.com/login";

                  HttpWebRequest request = (HttpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create(serviceURL);
                  
                  request.ContentType = "application/json; charset=utf-8"; //set the content type to JSON
            request.Method = "POST"; //make an HTTP POST
                  //request.Headers.Add("Authorization", "W-Key=key");
                  request.Headers.Add("W-Key", "key");

                  using (var streamWriter = new StreamWriter(request.GetRequestStream()))
                  {
                        //initiate the request
                        JavaScriptSerializer serializer = new JavaScriptSerializer();
                        var resToWrite = serializer.Deserialize<Dictionary<string, object>>(json);
                        streamWriter.Write(resToWrite);
                        streamWriter.Flush();
                        streamWriter.Close();
                  }

                  Stream requestStream = request.GetRequestStream();

                  requestStream.Write(Encoding.ASCII.GetBytes(json), 0, json.Length);
                  requestStream.Close();

            // Get the response.
            HttpWebResponse response = (HttpWebResponse)request.GetResponse();              
            var streamReader = new StreamReader(response.GetResponseStream());                
            var result = streamReader.ReadToEnd();
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oferamCommented:
404 might be a valid answer - for example if the information you are querying for is not found.

In specific with your sample I think you are missing in the Jason data the key: http://dev.wheniwork.com/#authentication
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4eggheadsAuthor Commented:
Revised Code--But still does not work.

string json = "{"
+ "\"username\" : \"username@email.com\","
+ "\"password\" : \"password1@\""
+ "}";
const string serviceURL = "https://api.wheniwork.com/login";

HttpWebRequest request = (HttpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create(serviceURL);
request.ContentType = "application/json; charset=utf-8"; //set the content type to JSON
            request.Method = "POST"; //make an HTTP POST
//request.Headers.Add("Authorization", "W-Key=key");
request.Headers.Add("W-Key", "key");

using (var streamWriter = new StreamWriter(request.GetRequestStream()))
{
//initiate the request
JavaScriptSerializer serializer = new JavaScriptSerializer();
var resToWrite = serializer.Deserialize<Dictionary<string, object>>(json);
streamWriter.Write(resToWrite);
streamWriter.Flush();
streamWriter.Close();
}

// Get the response.
            HttpWebResponse response = (HttpWebResponse)request.GetResponse();                
            var streamReader = new StreamReader(response.GetResponseStream());                
            var result = streamReader.ReadToEnd();
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Walter PadrónCommented:
From their doc the url is https://api.wheniwork.com/2/login

Different response, 401 Unauthorized
{"error":"User login required for this resource.","code":1000}
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4eggheadsAuthor Commented:
We are still trying different combinations, will check back shortly.
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