Slim is a lightweight micro framework that developers can use to build web applications and RESTful APIs in PHP. Features include a router, a resource locator and DI container, template rendering with custom views and more.
Having a Web API is an essential part of doing business online today. API frameworks can help you deploy your API faster. This article takes a look at seven RESTful API frameworks that you will need to consider to make your PHP application serve a Web API. Learn their essential differences.
Late last year, ProgrammableWeb reported that Zend, the PHP company, launched a new open source project named Apigility. This project makes it possible to quickly and easily create high-quality APIs that reflect industry best practices and standards. Zend has now announced a new version of Apigility which includes new features and improvements allowing users to create APIs with RPC and REST services, authentication, documentation, and much more.