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Running Apigility on Azure

Since a couple of years I've been a fan of Microsoft Azure, the cloud platform by Microsoft. It offers a platform as a service (PaaS) in the form of Azure Websites which makes it a great solution to prototype and to play with new stuff. Last year Matthew Weier O'Phinney announced Apigility at ZendCon, a manager for API design. It was immediately clear that it would revolutionise the way we would design and manage REST API's. Getting started The first thing we need is to download apigilty on your local development machine. There are several ways to do this, but I prefer to just clone the apigilty skeleton from GitHub. git clone https://github.com/zfcampus/zf-apigility-skeleton.git dragonbe-demo-api Since composer is included with the skeleton, we just need to self-update composer.phar and let it install all required libraries. cd dragonbe-demo-api/ php composer.phar self-update php composer.phar install We're all set now. Time to get started with our first API endpoint.…