Services in Drupal 8: using Drupal as data storage for mobile apps, web apps and websites

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Schedule info
Time slot 2015-03-05 14:30 (Session 4)
Room Doghouse - Room D
Speaker(s)

Web services is one of the official Drupal 8 initiatives. Known as "headless Drupal", web services allow us to use Drupal as a data storage for applications and websites using various frameworks and technologies. 

This session will address:

1. Introduction to web services. Origins and types of web services, crucial components and basics to get us going. We will look into the difference between Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 service setup and why it was crucial to get services into the core. 

2. Examples. Practical use of web services with various frameworks.

3. Drupal 8 services configuration. Hands on configuring of Drupal 8 to setup and interact with services.

Audience
Experience level Beginner
Session Track Drupal Futures
Primary track Drupal Futures