Canvas

Hosted by Federico Viticci and Fraser Speirs, Canvas is a podcast all about mobile productivity. Armed with iOS, Federico and Fraser will be walking through workflows, exploring the best apps for the iPad and iPhone and helping users solve problems.

#25: Workflow - Web APIs

December 9th, 2016 · 63 minutes

This week Fraser and Federico dive into Web service API programming in Workflow.

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Links and Show Notes

Many web services publish an Application Programming Interface (API) to allow other programs to work with their service.

Workflow provides two approaches to programming web APIs. The first is a series of built-in Actions that let you complete a form interface and then send the request to the web service.

Beyond that, Workflow also includes a powerful Action called Get Contents of URL that has an advanced set of capabilities for talking to REST APIs on the web directly.

Federico shares a number of great examples and Fraser brings the theory about web API programming.

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