Chapter 8. Integrating Web APIs

In this chapter we will cover:

  • Integrating with Facebook
  • Displaying a live Twitter feed
  • Adding simple PayPal integration to content types
  • Setting up the Add This social bookmarking service
  • Adding a Google Map to content

Introduction

In this chapter, we will be diving into some of the third-party APIs and services that can be integrated with Drupal to provide a richer user experience.

API stands for Application Programming Interface. Commonly, an API provides a means by which a developer can access the abstracted functions of an application or service to query it and provide some results which can then be used in a third-party application.

In the first recipe, we will be integrating Drupal with Facebook to provide a one-click ...

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