PHP Web Services : [APIs for the Modern Web]Book - 2013
Annotation Whether youre sharing data between two internal systems or building an API so users can access their data, this practical book provides everything you need to build web service APIs with PHP. Author Lorna Jane Mitchell uses code samples, real-world examples, and advice based on her extensive experience to guide you through the processfrom the underlying theory to methods for making your service robust.PHP is ideally suited for both consuming and creating web services. Youll learn how to use this language with JSON, XML, and other web service technologies.Explore HTTP, from the request/response cycle to its verbs, headers, and cookiesDetermine whether JSON or XML is the best data format for your applicationGet practical advice for working with RPC, SOAP, and RESTful servicesUse a variety of tools and techniques for debugging HTTP web servicesChoose the service that works best for your application, and learn how to make it robustLearn how to document your APIand how to design it to handle errors.
Publisher: Beijing : O'Reilly Media, 
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: 005.2762 MITCHEL
Characteristics: x, 104 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm