"Give it a REST"

AIM7 Applications, Integration and Mobile

Location: Steamboat

TUESDAY, 8:30 - 9:15 a.m.

WordPress is ubiquitous. It powers small sites, large sites, blogs and just about everything else you can imagine, partially because it's so versatile. With the advent of the WordPress REST API, the platform became even more flexible. Depending on how things are configured, the REST API can be used to syndicate content from a WordPress-powered site to myriad other platforms, or it can be used to send and update content from an external source to a WordPress-powered site. In this session, we'll explore some of the ways the REST API is being used, and we'll talk about the possibilities that have been opened up as a result.

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Curtiss Grymala
Senior Web Technologist, University of Mary Washington

Curtiss Grymala, the founder of Ten-321 Enterprises, is the Senior Web Technologist at the University of Mary Washington. Prior to starting that position in November 2010, he worked as the Webmaster at Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown, Va. for nearly four years. He has consulted with various divisions and organizations at the University of Michigan, University of Virginia, Southern Arkansas University the University of Florida and others.