Articles about general web development. Topics could range from databases, coding in various languages, API design, performance, and automation.
Git’s interactive and patch adding modes makes it easy to break up lots of work into a clean code history for easier sharing, merging, and maintainability. …
Local development is convenient and fast. It rids us of network latency and allows more rapid iteration while building a website. Ignoring that latency until you deploy can hurt your site’s performance. Read more to learn a few techniques for doing initial performance testing on local sites.
In this week’s REST Easy tutorial, we tackle the process of adding entity references to your API endpoints. Entity references create relationships between two separate data structures in Drupal. Exposing that link within your API is critical to providing a comprehensive content model.
It’s easy to add node endpoints to your RESTful API - but there’s more to Drupal than nodes. This week we’ll add an endpoint for a taxonomy vocabulary.
In the third installment of REST Easy, our RESTful module tutorial series, we’ll take a look at how to filter your API endpoints for results, a great feature that brings in the power of Entity Field Query for your APIs.
Through lots of discussion, I’ve found that people are generally opposed to using Meteor for any sort of professional or production work for a number of reasons, which aren’t really related to Meteor’s usefulness as a tool. Let’s spend some time looking at Meteor more closely in regards to these concerns.
So that brings us to this series: “REST Easy.” In this series I will take you through developing a REST API with Drupal 7 and the RESTful module. We’ll make sure you have a solid foundation and build up the API one step at a time. In this first session I’d like to cover creating an API endpoint for a simple content type in Drupal.