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Building a Simple API in PHP using Slim & Eloquent

Published: 1/16/2017

I’ve been exposed to a lot of PHP recently! I’ve been reviewing a course on functional PHP for a publishing company (link will be added once it’s released) and my friend has recruited me into working on an API that’s written in PHP using the Slim framework. I figured now would be a good time to write about my recent findings! Slim is a microframework , similar to Flask or Sinatra but for PHP. I’ve been pretty reserved about PHP in the past (It was the first language that I was paid to write…

Building RESTful APIs with Ginger, H2, and Java 8

Published: 10/1/2015

Recently, I started writing a few RESTful services in Java Spark. I found a few recurring themes and decided to extract them out into a layer ontop of Spark to make it even easier to build a RESTful service from the ground up. This project is called Ginger and I’ll show you how to create a RESTful service using the Ginger framework. If you get stuck, the completed source code can be found here . Things to know Ginger is built heavily ontop of Spark. As of recently, Spark only runs on Java 1.…