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Consuming REST APIs with Drupal 8

In a recent support question, one of our members asked about consuming REST APIs with Drupal 8. Joe Shindelar took on the question and found in trying to answer the question he first needed to know more about what they are trying to accomplish. Like with most things Drupal, there's more than one right way to accomplish a task. Choosing a solution requires understanding what options are available and the pros and cons of each. This got Joe thinking about the various different ways one could consume data from an API and display it using Drupal 8...

Drupalize.Me Podcast Episode 36

In our latest podcast episode we have two guests, Klaus Purer (klausi) and Lin Clark (linclark) joining Addi and Joe Fender to talk about the new REST module that has been added to Drupal 8 core. This makes it easy to output your content in multiple formats, including HTML, JSON and XML. Having REST in core makes it easy for non-Drupal, external apps to create and maintain content on your site. We start off asking the basic question "What is REST?" and go on to discuss what this looks like in Drupal 8, with a side journey talking about the pros and cons of the HAL JSON format, and wrap up with a list of resources where you can learn more about REST, and how it will work in Drupal 8.

Your First RESTful View in Drupal 8

In a continuation from my first post, "An Introduction to RESTful Web Services in Drupal 8", I now want to explore how Views interacts with REST in Drupal 8. Please join me!