The technology used in creating this web service is as follows:
The data returned from the web service is in JASON format. Some browsers may automatically format JASON data into a easy to view format like the Opera Browser. However, several will not without an extenstion. I have used a Chrome browser extenstion called JSONView. Below is an example of what JSON data looks like when using the JSONView extension for Chrome:
You can also simply copy the returned JSON data and paste it into the online web tool called
followed by selecting the XML option.
List of U.S. Presidents from first to 45th
The easiest way to obtain the presidential list without writing a program is to simply use a web browser of your choice and entering the following URL into your browser or clicking the link:
A single U.S. President matching the number of the president in office you specify.
Append the number of the U.S. President you want to view as the last parameter after the word "presidents". Note the below example where the 16th president is retrieved by appending the numbe 16 at the end of the url preceded by a forward slash: