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Web Services for PHP Developers

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 1/6/2010 advanced tutorials php5 rest soap web service xml-rpc

In this world of sharing data, increasing numbers of sites and applications are making information available over web services. Whether we are building a service as a feature of our own development, or pulling in the information published by others, we will need to understand the different service types and how to work with them in PHP. This article aims to give you the tools to do just that.

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Towards RESTful PHP - 5 Basic Tips

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 11/12/2008 curl framework restful

As we entered a programmable web of applications with APIs the decision to ignore HTTP gave us problems we're still dealing with today. We have an Internet full of applications with different interfaces (GET /user/1/delete vs. POST /user/delete {id=1}). With REST we can say /user/1 is a resource and use the HTTP DELETE verb to delete it.

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Exploiting the Yahoo! APIs in PHP5

in PHP added by draicone, on 20/11/2007 api maps php5 rest search web service yahoo

A look at the various Yahoo APIs, such as those used by the Zend Framework's Yahoo Web Search feature, and how to interact with them directly using PHP.

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PHP Web Services Without SOAP

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 28/9/2006 advanced tutorials delete get post put rest soap web services

REST, unlike SOAP, doesn't require you to install a separate tool kit to send and receive data. Instead, the idea is that everything you need to use Web services is already available if you know where to look. HTTP lets you communicate your intentions through GET, POST, PUT, and DELETE requests.

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