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#83: JSON:API with JaSerializer

Published March 4, 2019

Here we have our Record Store application that lists a few albums. In addition to our pages here, we have a JSON API similar to what we created in episode 82.

Our API works great for viewing all of our albums and their associated categories and we can use an album’s ID to fetch a single album from our API. However, you could make an argument for formatting the data here in different way.

JSON:API is a specification for building JSON APIs and in this episode we’ll see how we can update our existing API to follow the specifications that it provides.

To update our API we’ll be using the JaSerializer package. JaSerializer makes it simple for Elixir applications to generate JSON:API compliant JSON.

The first think we’ll need to do is…

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