How To Roll Your Own Alamofire Style API Library

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Developing mobile applications often require interfacing the application to services located on the Internet. Most people starting out will tend to go with the solution that offers the most bang for the buck.

An example of this is using Alamofile. Alamofire is a wonderful solution for supporting a Web based API. External dependencies can help, but often bring along problems of there own. From code bloat, to potential conflicts, or even forcing changes or updates to your application at awkward moments in time.

This tutorial will show how to implement a simple client for the Google URL Shortener service. The result will show that with a little bit of work, you can achieve a solution that has most of the benefits of Alamofire without being dependent on Alamofire.


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