August 22, 2018
WordPress is much more than just website building software. It can be used as an application layer for everything from the Internet of Things, to custom Alexa skills, self-hosted slack bots, and more. This talk provides an introduction to some interesting uses of the WordPress REST API, and showcases examples of how WordPress can be a useful tool for interacting with the Internet of Things in the real world. We’ll cover how to easily connect any WordPress site to a variety of external services using existing plugins, and where to learn more about extending the REST API to serve as an endpoint for applications and devices.