In this tutorial I want to explain how we can build a small Vimeo instant search webapp. I’ll be creating the frontend with jQuery and the backend on PHP. There is actually a full developer’s API with references for programmers. I’ll stick to explaining the more convoluted ideas so that you can follow along with my source code.
I will first explain how we can put together the HTML document so it runs our frontend Ajax functions. Let’s include a reference to the most recent jQuery library which is used for Ajax calls. I’m also using another file v.js for our custom API commands.