Are you fascinated by dynamic data? Do you go green with envy when you see tweets pulled magically into websites? Trust me, I've been there.
The goal of this tutorial is to create a simple Web app for grabbing movie posters from . We'll use jQuery and the user's input to query a JSON-based API and deal with the returned data appropriately.
I hope to convince you that APIs aren't scary and that most of the time they can be a developer's best friend.
JSON-based APIs are a hot property on the Web right now. I cannot remember the last time I went onto a blog or portfolio without seeing the owner's tweets or Facebook friends staring ...