This is the third article in the series of Create Your First RESTful Web Service for Joomla! 3 With Lumen. In the previous article we covered configuration of Lumen, creation of Models, Controllers and Routes. Basically your API is functioning but it has no security, meaning that everyone having URLs can make a GET request and get data. Now we are going to add a security layer between users and your API resources so that only allowed users we have access.
Finally, I managed to write this second article on how to Create Your First RESTful Web Service For Joomla! 3 With Lumen.
For this example we are building a webservice with Lumen for my blog. It’s a standard Joomla 3.4 installation. So if you want to follow along you can simply install Joomla 3 or above on your localhost or just take a look at the code and learn how to build a webservice with Lumen 5.
Recently I decided to develop a simple blog application for iOS 9 with Swift 2. It’s pretty straightforward that the application needs to make a call to the website’s API and grab the output.
In this tutorial we are going to build plugin for Joomla’s content editor. These plugins are called editors-xtd plugins and are meant to extend Joomla’s content editor functionality.
Anyone who is running a website based on Joomla! system knows that you cannot directly insert any html code into your page or article. For example, if you paste a youtube link into content area, the link will be perceived as a usual link and the video will not be displayed.
Joomla, an open source content management system (CMS) needs no introduction as it is one of the most popular systems nowadays. One can say that it’s a very powerful framework too. As it’s open source and very popular there are lots of hackers and attackers who try to break into your website, steal information, crash it, inject scripts and totally destroy your hard work.