Consuming the API

Consuming the API

A practical approach to consuming APIs with PHP. Includes examples using APIs from Facebook, Twitter, Google, Instagram, Flickr, Plivo, Dropbox and more.

About the Book

Sooner or later you will want to leverage any of the many existing data and online platforms to build your own solution. You need to get all your Instagram likes? You need to build a simple analytics app for your tweets? You need to add the birthdays of your Facebook friends to your Google calendar? Then this is for you. The book shows you how these web applications make data available via their respective APIs, how easy it is to use them, and gives over ten mashup ideas and step by step code walk-throughs from giant web applications.

The book is written in a very simple and concise form. No confusing terms and buzz words; short and straight to the point sections.

Sample codes are written in PHP. The codes are structured in simple easy to grab formats you can adapt to your preferred language. They do not include additional design or development frameworks requiring a seperate learning curve.

About the Author

Opeyemi Obembe
Opeyemi Obembe

My name is Opeyemi Obembe. I am passionate about APIs and have experience building things for web and mobile on different APIs. I am currently working on Fonenode. You can always reach me via the email kehers@gmail.com and on twitter via @kehers

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