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Drupal Web Services by Trevor James

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Drupal as a service provider

Drupal provides web services using a variety of methods and protocols. Some of these protocols are supported by using core modules and code that provide RSS- and XML-based feeds; and contributed modules, including the Services module that supports various service protocols. Drupal also supports protocols including AMFPHP XML-RPC. We'll look at each of them briefly in this section.

Services module

The Services module is the latest and newest version of the web services-contributed Drupal module. The Services module is a standard solution that allows for the integration of external web applications with your Drupal site. This module supports service callbacks used with standard service protocols, such as JSON, JSON-RPC, ...

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