2021-04-20

Consume SSG-WSG API

  1. Create an Account: https://developer.ssg-wsg.sg/webapp/home

  2. Go to Dashboard –> Create New App

    • Authentication:

      a. Open – Developers will be issued a set of unique Client ID and Client Secret upon creation of an App

      b. Certificate – Mutual authentication and require developers to provide a certificate

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  1. Go to Dashboard –> Subscriptions –> Add API

  2. Run the command below to generate key.pem and cert.pem.

openssl req -x509 -newkey rsa:4096 -keyout key.pem -out cert.pem -days 365

  1. Upload the cert.pem to your credentials setting at Dashboard –> App Settings –> Credentials

  2. Run the command below to generate PKCS #12 certificate for the .NET application.

openssl pkcs12 -inkey key.pem -in cert.pem -export -out cert.p12

  1. Sample C# code:
var handler = new HttpClientHandler();
handler.ClientCertificateOptions = ClientCertificateOption.Manual;
handler.SslProtocols = SslProtocols.Tls12;

var cert = File.ReadAllBytes(@"<path_to>\cert.p12");
var x509cert = new X509Certificate2(cert);
handler.ClientCertificates.Add(x509cert);
var httpClient = new HttpClient(handler);

var response = httpClient.GetAsync("https://api.ssg-wsg.sg/skillsFramework/jobRoles/titles?keyword=air").Result;

if (response.StatusCode == HttpStatusCode.OK)
{
    var result = response.Content.ReadAsStringAsync().Result;
}

Console.ReadKey();

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