Articles tagged JSON

Translating Text Using the Google Translate API and PHP, JSON and cURL

Google Translate is a service from Google that you can use to translate text or HTML from one language to another. One of the great features of this service is that they now offer an API to let you programmatically translate text. In this article I will show you how to interact with the Google Translate API.

Shortening URLs for with Google's URL Shortener API

In 2010 Google released its own URL shortener, which allows you to shorten URLs to use the domain. In this article I will show you how to easily create your own short URLs using their new URL shortener API.

Verifying Apple App Store Receipts For In App Purchases With PHP and cURL Snippet

In this PhpRiot snippet I will show you how to verify a purchase receipt that was submitted by the iOS application with the Apple receipt verification service. We will achieve this using PHP and cURL and the App Store receipt verification service.

Combining PHP, JSON and jQuery Screencast Video

Combining PHP, JSON and jQuery Screencast
In this screencast I'll show you how simple it is to make PHP communicate with a JSON data source using jQuery's Ajax functionality.

Eight Weeks of Prototype: Week 5, Ajax with Prototype

In addition to all of the other useful classes Prototype gives to developers, it also provides a number of classes and methods for development of Ajax-enabled web applications. That is, it allows developers to easily perform HTTP sub-requests using XmlHttpRequest and to handle the response accordingly. In this article I will show you how Prototype makes Ajax development for developers by covering the functionality it provides. Additionally, I will show you how to easily transfer data between your JavaScript code and web server using JSON data.

Monitoring File Uploads using Ajax and PHP

Because of the limitations of HTTP, it is difficult to monitor the status of files as they are uploaded via HTML forms. While other programming languages have built-in methods to monitor file uploads, PHP does not. This article shows how to implement such a solution in PHP. We will use Ajax to retrieve information about a file as it is being uploaded and display the progress back to the user.