Build and deploy a REST API on IBM IBM Cloud with PHP and MySQL
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Date archived: February 14, 2018 | Last updated: June 26, 2014|First published: May 13, 2014
REST APIs are increasingly popular for library-agnostic data access and manipulation because they're easy to understand, can be coded quickly, and are usable across all programming languages via built-in HTTP support. This article shows you how to build and instantly deploy a REST API on IBM Cloud with PHP and MySQL. It implements the API using the Bullet micro-framework and Eloquent ORM, together with the PHP Cloud Foundry build pack and a bound MySQL service instance.
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