API request and response objects related to one resource reference other objects through IDs.
As an example, the response from a GET method request to the /v5/platform/ endpoint returns the following example response object.

  "meta": {
    "query": {},
    "total": 1
  "data": [
      "scope_id": null,
      "name": "dotcom",
      "color": "#2b2c30",
      "avatar_id": null,
      "type": "native:dotcom",
      "id": "platform:594227513073503629",
      "capabilities": [
      "updated_at": "2015-06-28T18:07:59+00:00"

In this object the ID field contains a reference to a specific platform object with an ID value of platform:594227513073503629.
This value can be used in a call to the /platform/{platform_id} endpoint in order to retrieve the detailed information for a specific API with the following curl command.

curl "" \
-X "GET" \
-H "Authorization: Bearer {your_access_token}" \
-H "Content-type: application/json; charset=utf-8"