##Purpose Finder API has historically been used for two purposes:
- To serve schemas containing details about filterable fields. These schemas are used for:
- Generating lists of filters in alphagov/finder-frontend.
- Converting metadata keys into human-readable values in alphagov/specialist-frontend.
##Running the application
Start up the Publishing API to publish Finders to the Content Store:
bundle exec rake publishing_api:publish
Once the Finders are published, boot the App with:
If you are using the GDS development virtual machine then the application will be available on the host at http://finder-api.dev.gov.uk/
##Running the test suite
$ bundle exec rake