try
            {
                result = HttpGet(mainURL);
                //NULL ERROR || FATAL ERROR RETURNED -- TRY BACKUP 
                if (result == null || (result.Error != null && result.Error.Number == "3"))
                {
                    return HttpGet(backupURL);
                }
                else
                {
                    return result;
                }
            }
            catch (Exception)
            {   //ERROR IN MAIN URL - USING BACKUP
                return HttpGet(backupURL);
            }
  
    public static GCCResponse HttpGet(string requestUrl)
        {
            try
            {
                System.Diagnostics.Debug.Write(requestUrl);
                HttpWebRequest request = WebRequest.Create(requestUrl) as HttpWebRequest;
                request.Timeout = WEB_SERVICE_REQUEST_TIMEOUT;//timeout for get operation
                using (HttpWebResponse response = request.GetResponse() as HttpWebResponse)
                {
                    if (response.StatusCode != HttpStatusCode.OK)
                        throw new Exception(String.Format(
                        "Server error (HTTP {0}: {1}).",
                        response.StatusCode,
                        response.StatusDescription));
                    //prrocessing response
                    DataContractJsonSerializer jsonSerializer = new DataContractJsonSerializer(typeof(GCCResponse));
                    object objResponse = jsonSerializer.ReadObject(response.GetResponseStream());
                    GCCResponse jsonResponse = objResponse as GCCResponse;
                    return jsonResponse;
                }
            }
            catch (Exception e)
            {
                throw e;
            }
        }





JSONObject results = RestClient(mainURL);   
if (ErrorMessages != null || (results.has("Error") && results.getJSONObject("Error").get("Number") == "3")) {
    // BACKUP
    results = RestClient(backupURL);
}
 
 
return results;





$URL = "https://trial.serviceobjects.com/GCC/api.svc/xml/GetGeoLocation?Address=".urlencode($Address)."&Municipality=".urlencode($Municipality)."&Province=".urldecode($Province)."&PostalCode=".urldecode($PostalCode)."&LicenseKey=".urlencode($LicenseKey);
 
//use backup url once given purchased license key
$backupURL = "https://trial.serviceobjects.com/GCC/api.svc/xml/GetGeoLocation?Address=".urlencode($Address)."&Municipality=".urlencode($Municipality)."&Province=".urldecode($Province)."&PostalCode=".urldecode($PostalCode)."&LicenseKey=".urlencode($LicenseKey);
 
    // Get cURL resource
    $curl = curl_init();
    curl_setopt_array($curl, array(CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER => 1, CURLOPT_URL => $URL, CURLOPT_USERAGENT => 'Service Objects Geocoder Canada'));
    curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_TIMEOUT, 50); //timeout in seconds
    // Send the request & save response to $resp
    $resp = curl_exec($curl);
     
    // Close request to clear up some resources
    if($resp == false)
    {
        echo "IN back up block";
        curl_setopt_array($curl, array(CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER => 1, CURLOPT_URL => $backupURL, CURLOPT_USERAGENT => 'Service Objects Geocoder Canada'));
        curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_TIMEOUT, 50); //timeout in seconds
        // Send the request & save response to $resp
        $resp = curl_exec($curl);
        if($resp == false)
        {
            echo "<b> Both rest calls failed </b>";
            curl_close($curl);
            return;
        }
     
     
    }





@request = Request.find(params[:id])
 
#This sets the default timeout for HTTParty get operation. This must be set in order to use the gem
default_timeout = 10
 
address = @request.address
municipality = @request.municipality
province = @request.province
postalcode = @request.postalcode
licensekey = @request.licensekey
 
#Set Primary and Backup URLs as needed. Normalizes the URL to that it can be passed to the web service.
primaryURL = URI.encode("https://trial.serviceobjects.com/GCC/api.svc/xml/GetGeoLocation?Address=" + address + "&Municipality=" + municipality + "&Province=" + province + "&PostalCode=" + postalcode + "&LicenseKey=" + licensekey)
backupURL = URI.encode("https://trial.serviceobjects.com/GCC/api.svc/xml/GetGeoLocation=" + address + "&Municipality=" + municipality + "&Province=" + province + "&PostalCode=" + postalcode + "&LicenseKey=" + licensekey)
 
#These are set to access the hash that is returned
@agcaresult ="Location"
@agcaerror = "Error"
 
  #Begins the call the RESTful web service
begin
   
  response = HTTParty.get(primaryURL, timeout: default_timeout)
  #processes the response to display to the screen
   
  #Passes the response returned from HTTParty and processes them depending on the results
  processresults(response)
 
   
 rescue StandardError => e
      begin
      #uses the backupURl in the event that the service encountered an error
      response = HTTParty.get(URI.encode(backupURL), timeout: default_timeout)
     
    #processes the response returned from using the backupURL
      processresults(response)
    #If the backup url railed this will raise an error and display the 
    #error message returned from the HTTParty gem.
      rescue StandardError => error
          @status = error.message
          @displaydata = {"Error" => "A Big Error Occured"}
      end
 
end





#Set the primary and backup URLs as necessary
primaryURL = 'https://trial.serviceobjects.com/GCC/api.svc/xml/GetGeoLocation?'
backupURL = 'https://trial.serviceobjects.com/GCC/api.svc/xml/GetGeoLocation?'
 
#The
 Requests package allows the user to format the path parameters like so 
instead of having to manually insert them into the URL
inputs = {'Address': mAddress, 'Municipality': mMunicipality, 'Province': mProvince, "PostalCode": mPostalCode, 'LicenseKey': mLicenseKey}
try:
    result = requests.get(primaryURL, params=inputs)
    #Parses the XML response from the service into a python dictionary type
    outputs = xmltodict.parse(result.content)
    #checks the output for Errors and displays the info accordingly
    if 'Error' in outputs['Location']:
        #loops through the response from the service and prints the values to the screen.
        for key, value in outputs['Location']['Error'].iteritems():
            Label(swin.window, text=str(key) + " : " + str(value)).pack()
    else:
        #Removes unnecessary values that were parsed from the original xml response
        outputs['Location'].pop("@xmlns:xsi", None)
        outputs['Location'].pop("@xmlns:xsd", None)
        outputs['Location'].pop("@xmlns", None)
        for key, value in outputs['Location'].iteritems():
            Label(swin.window, text=str(key) + " : " + str(value)).pack()
 
#Uses the backup URL in the event that the primary URL failed
except:
    try:
        result = requests.get(backupURL, params=inputs)
        #Parses the XML response from the service into a python dictionary type
        outputs = xmltodict.parse(result.content)
        #checks the output for Errors and displays the info accordingly
        if 'Error' in outputs['Location']:
            #loops through the response from the service and prints the values to the screen.
            for key, value in outputs['Location']['Error'].iteritems():
                Label(swin.window, text=str(key) + " : " + str(value)).pack()
        else:
            #Removes unnecessary values that were parsed from the original xml response
            outputs['Location'].pop("@xmlns:xsi", None)
            outputs['Location'].pop("@xmlns:xsd", None)
            outputs['Location'].pop("@xmlns", None)
            for key, value in outputs['Location'].iteritems():
                Label(swin.window, text=str(key) + " : " + str(value)).pack()





<!--Makes Request to web service --->
<cfIf isDefined("form.Action") AND Action neq "" >
    <cftry>
        <cfset primaryURL = "https://trial.serviceobjects.com/GCC/api.svc/xml/GetGeoLocation?Address=#Address#&Municipality=#Municipality#&Province=#Province#&PostalCode=#PostalCode#&LicenseKey=#LicenseKey#">
        <cfhttp url="#primaryURL#" method="get" result="response">
        <cfset outputs = XmlParse(response.FileContent)>
        <cfcatch>
            <cftry>
                <cfset backupURL = "https://trial.serviceobjects.com/GCC/api.svc/xml/GetGeoLocation?Address=#Address#&City=#City#&State=#State#&PostalCode=#PostalCode#&LicenseKey=#LicenseKey#">
                <cfhttp url="#backupURL#" method="get" result="response">
                <cfset outputs = XmlParse(response.FileContent)>              
                <cfcatch >
                    <cfoutput >
                        The Following Error Occured: #response.StatusCode#
                    </cfoutput>
                </cfcatch>
            </cftry>
        </cfcatch>
    </cftry>
</cfif>





'encodes the URLs for the get Call. Set the primary and back urls as necessary
Dim primaryurl As String = "https://trial.serviceobjects.com/GCC/api.svc/xml/GetGeoLocation?Address=" + address + "&Municipality=" + municipality + "&Province=" + province + "&PostalCode=" + postalcode + "&LicenseKey=" + licensekey
Dim backupurl As String = "https://trial.serviceobjects.com/GCC/api.svc/xml/GetGeoLocation?Address=" + address + "&Municipality=" + municipality + "&Province=" + province + "&PostalCode=" + postalcode + "&LicenseKey=" + licensekey
Dim wsresponse As AGCAResponse.Location = httpGet(primaryurl)
 
'checks if a response was returned from the service, uses the backup url if response is null or a fatal error occured.
If wsresponse Is Nothing OrElse (wsresponse.[Error] IsNot Nothing AndAlso wsresponse.[Error].Number = "3") Then
    wsresponse = httpGet(backupurl)
End If
If wsresponse.[Error] IsNot Nothing Then
    ProcessErrorResponse(wsresponse.[Error])
Else
    ProcessSuccessfulResponse(wsresponse)
 
End If





IF @isLiveKey = 1
BEGIN
    SET @sUrl = 'https://trial.serviceobjects.com/GCC/api.svc/xml/GetGeoLocation?Address=' + @address + '&Municipality=' + @municipality + '&Province=' + @province + '&PostalCode=' + @postalcode + '&LicenseKey=' + @key
    EXEC sp_OACreate 'MSXML2.ServerXMLHttp', @obj OUT
    EXEC sp_OAMethod @obj, 'Open', NULL, 'Get', @sUrl, false
    EXEC sp_OAMethod @obj, 'send'
    EXEC sp_OAGetProperty @obj, 'responseText', @response OUT
             
    --Checks the Response for a fatal error or if null. 
    IF @response IS NULL
    BEGIN
        SET @sBackupUrl = 'https://trial.serviceobjects.com/GCC/api.svc/xml/GetGeoLocation?Address=' + @address + '&Municipality=' + @municipality + '&Province=' + @province + '&PostalCode=' + @postalcode + '&LicenseKey=' + @key
        EXEC sp_OACreate 'MSXML2.ServerXMLHttp', @obj OUT
        EXEC sp_OAMethod @obj, 'Open', NULL, 'Get', @sBackupUrl, false
        EXEC sp_OAMethod @obj, 'send'
        EXEC sp_OAGetProperty @obj, 'responseText', @response OUT
    END
END





var Address = 'Address';
var Municipality ='Municipality';
var Province ='Province'; 
var PostalCode ='PostalCode';
var LicenseKey ='LicenseKey';
//Set backup and primary URL as necessary
var primaryUrl = 'https://trial.serviceobjects.com/GCC/api.svc/xml/GetGeoLocation?Address=' + Address + '&Municipality=' + Municipality +'&Province=' + Province +'&PostalCode=' + PostalCode +'&LicenseKey=' + LicenseKey;
var backupUrl = 'https://trial.serviceobjects.com/GCC/api.svc/xml/GetGeoLocation?Address=' + Address + '&Municipality=' + Municipality +'&Province=' + Province +'&PostalCode=' + PostalCode +'&LicenseKey=' + LicenseKey;
 
var req = http.get(primaryUrl, function(res) {
    res.setEncoding('utf8');
    res.on('data', function (results) {
        var parser = require('xml2js').Parser({explicitArray: false,ignoreAttrs: true});
        parser.parseString(results, function (err, outputs) {
            if (outputs.Location.Error !=  null)
            {
                //Indicates a Fatal error has occured. If this happens, the logic will then failover to the backup url
                if (outputs.Location.Error.Number == "4")
                {
                    var backupReq = http.get(backupUrl, function(backupRes) {
                        backupRes.setEncoding('utf8');
                        backupRes.on('data', function (results) {
                            var parser = require('xml2js').Parser({explicitArray: false,ignoreAttrs: true});
                            parser.parseString(results, function (err, outputs) {
                                console.log("Backup Call Was Used.");
                                response.end(JSON.stringify(outputs , null, 3));
                                });
                            });
                        });
                }
                else
                {
                    //Will Display the JSON Formatted Error Response here
                    response.end(JSON.stringify(outputs, null, 3));
                    return;
                }
            }
            else
            {
                //Will Display the JSON Formatted Valid Response here
                response.end(JSON.stringify(outputs, null, 3));
                return;
            }
        });
    });
});