Chapter 6. Adding content modules and typography

This chapter covers

  • Adding a content module to the layout
  • Building thorough demo content
  • Adding web fonts using an external content delivery network

A few years ago, the American public broadcaster NPR began to expand its digital channels. At the time, they had a few iOS and Android apps, as well as a website. To serve content to these channels, they created an API that would feed content to a server; the websites and applications would then request articles from that server and pass them to the users as XML files (see figure 6.1).

Figure 6.1. NPR’s original and new API architectures (from http://blog.programmableweb.com/2011/04/18/what-we-did-wrong-npr-improves-its-api-architecture/ ...

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