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TYPO3 4.3 Multimedia Cookbook by Dan Osipov

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Chapter 6. Connecting to External APIs

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Getting files from Amazon S3
  • Uploading files to S3
  • Creating a bucket in S3
  • Uploading DAM files to S3
  • Getting recent Flickr photos
  • Uploading files to Flickr
  • Uploading DAM files to Flickr
  • Reading a list of movies from the YouTube API
  • Authenticating requests to the YouTube API
  • Showing a video list with a frontend plugin

Introduction

One of the great features of the Web 2.0 world is the connectivity. Most online services and applications provide Application Programming Interfaces (API) that expose their data and functionality. As an application developer, you have access to these APIs, and can utilize them to provide functionality that you would otherwise have a tough time implementing. This ...

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