Creative Juices

A blog by Matt Korostoff

Building REST web services with Drupal 7

This talk was given at Drupal Camp Baltimore 2014. In it, I discuss REST and (briefly) SOAP APIs built with Drupal. I give a number of hands on examples using Views Datasource, RESTful Web Services (restws), and the Services module.

Table of Contents

  • Intro 0:01
  • Why Build Web Services? 4:07
  • Views Datasource Intro 9:01
  • Views Datasource Example 10:45
  • Restful Webservices Module (restws) Intro 15:35
  • Restful Webservices Module (restws) Example 18:12
  • Services Module Intro 30:22
  • Service Module Example 32:00

Modules Covered

Slides

http://slides.com/mattkorostoff/drupal-web-services

Code samples

https://github.com/MKorostoff/services-demo

Further reading

Matt Korostoff is a web developer and cartoonist from New Brunswick, NJ. He works for Blink Reaction and you should too.