Using JSON API to Get Your Content Where It Needs to Be

Chris Hamper, Acquia Labs Engineer

Today’s Drupal applications connect to many external systems via APIs - more than ever before. Phone apps, decoupled frontends and other sites or services all need to consume content. Given the number and variety of interfaces a Drupal application needs to interact with, how can you ensure your data gets where it’s needed with minimum fuss?

This session will focus on integrating a JavaScript application with Drupal, but the knowledge will be applicable to many other use-cases. We’ll cover:

  • Introduction to the JSON API standard
  • Advantages to JSON API
  • How the JSON API can be used to pass data between systems