PHP Web Services, 1st & 2nd Editions HD PDF, EPUB

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As a rising star, PHP has taken the advantages of the formerly popular languages like Java, C and Perl, and focuses on the Internet. So in the field of Web development (especially web services), PHP owns unique advantages. In other words, until now, the ability and position of any other language cannot be comparable to it in the web field. There is no doubt that it will still be the world of the Internet for a long time to come. And, the Internet cannot go without Web, and the Web cannot do without PHP (mainly all kinds of web services based on PHP).

As a web development language, PHP is really suitable for creating all kinds of web services. For example, sharing data between two internal systems, building an API for other developers to use your web service, and so on. PHP Web Services is a practical and detailed reference book containing almost everything you need for building web service APIs using PHP language. In this book, its author uses a lot of hands-on example codes that can be direct utilized for production in real world, and gives lots of valuable suggestions depending on her rich experience in web development throughout the entire learning process – explains the underlying theory; introduces various service types that you may encounter and how to handle with them, as well how to choose the suitable one for your own service; shows you the methods for making your service robust, and more.

When you finish this book, you will be able to use PHP along with JSON, XML, and other web service technologies to build up your own API and make it work in no time. In summary, you will master all the following knowledge points finally:

  • Explore HTTP, from the request/response cycle to its verbs, headers, and cookies
  • Work with and publish webhooks—user-defined HTTP callbacks
  • Determine whether JSON or XML is the best data format for your application
  • 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
  • Learn how to document your API—and how to design it to handle errors

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  • Chapter 1 HTTP
  • Chapter 2 HTTP Verbs
  • Chapter 3 Headers
  • Chapter 4 Cookies
  • Chapter 5 JSON
  • Chapter 6 XML
  • Chapter 7 RPC and SOAP Services
  • Chapter 8 REST
  • Chapter 9 Webhooks
  • Chapter 10 HTTP Tools
  • Chapter 11 Maintainable Web Services
  • Chapter 12 Making Service Design Decisions
  • Chapter 13 Building a Robust Service
  • Chapter 14 Publishing Your API
  • Appendix A Guide to Common Status Codes
  • Appendix Common HTTP Headers

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Format Download Size
PHP Web Services, 1st Edition
PDF 10.2 MB
EPUB 3.57 MB
PHP Web Services, 2nd Edition
PDF 10.8 MB
MOBI 18.6 MB
EPUB 7.57 MB


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