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PHP Ajax Cookbook by R. Rajesh Jeba Anbiah, Roshan Bhattarai, Milan Sedliak

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Chapter 8. Ajax Mashups

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Web services
  • XML-RPC
  • Creating and consuming web services using PHP
  • Using Flickr API with Ajax
  • Using Twitter API with Ajax
  • Translating text using Google Ajax API
  • Using Google Maps
  • Searching for a location within a Google Maps
  • Searching within XX km. radius of Google Map with markers and Info window
  • Maps with markers and Info window
  • Finding a city/country using IP address
  • Converting currencies using Ajax and PHP

Knowledge of web services is one of the important qualities of the web developer these days. In this chapter, we first go through consuming the web services provided by the popular websites.

First of all, we will be learning about the introduction of popular web services formats ...

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