Learn how to build web services with PHP and exchange data across applications. In this video course, web development consultant Lorna Jane Mitchell provides real-world examples and advice based on her extensive experience to guide you through the key API concepts.
In an increasingly interconnected world, you need to be able to integrate systems and share data. Whether you’re checking prices on a stock market feed order or sending your latest content to Twitter, this course will show you how to work with APIs and PHP, the language of the Web.
Explore HTTP, from the request/response cycle to its verbs, headers, and cookies
Get practical advice for working with RPC, SOAP, and RESTful services
Use a variety of tools and techniques for debugging HTTP web services
Choose the service that works best for your application, and learn how to make it robust