To demonstrate The Ark's web services layer, we have implemented an example client that uses web service calls to manipulate data hosted in an instance of The Ark, and leverage the system's pedigree modelling and visualisation capabilities.

Try the web services demonstration


The client is programmed to interface a public demonstration instance of The Ark hosted at Authentication is performed using The Ark user account which has administration privileges on the Demo 2 study.

The results of data entry/modification actions performed using the web services client will be reflected within the Demo 2 study on For more information about The Ark at, including login credentials, please refer to this page.

Source code for the example web services client can be found at this location. Specifications for the web service calls can be found below.

The Ark: web services demo