Here are the slides from my presentation at the EmberSC meetup on 2/17/16 on Ember Data and Custom APIs.
Have a custom API that you aren't sure how to use with Ember Data? Interested in writing your own adapter or serializer? Want to just know more about how Ember Data works? Check out my book Ember Data in the Wild - Getting Ember Data to Work With Your API .
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