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API and Web Service Introduction

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Includes API, Web Services using REST, JSON, XML, HTTP, SOAP, OAuth, OpenID Connect, Postman and Python

 

What you'll learn:

  • Introduction to APIs and RESTful Web Services. Includes HTTP, JSON, XML, REST, SOAP, OAuth, OpenID Connect, Postman, and Python. Includes examples and a quiz.

 

Requirements:

  • No previous knowledge required. Just a desire to learn.

 

Description:

Learn all about APIs and Web Services the easy way!  APIs and Web Services are growing fast in popularity and if you're in IT, it's essential you have knowledge of them.  

If you are a beginner, or if you have some knowledge of APIs but need to solidify your knowledge overall or on a specific topic, this course is for you.

My name is Nate Ross and I have over 20 years of real experience in the IT world as a technical consultant.  But it's not about me, it's about YOU the customer!  This course is designed for YOU and TOGETHER I know we can get through the material!  If you have any issues, feel free to ask me about anything.  I answer all questions and concerns!  And the lectures are personally written from me.  No copied material!

This course includes the BIG PICTURE, with all the essential components of APIs that you need to know about.  Topics covered include: API (of course), Web Service, JSON, XML, HTTP, REST, SOAP, OAuth, OpenID Connect.  Examples in Postman, Python, Amazon Web Services, Twitter, eBay, and Google Cloud. AND we have plenty of exercises so you can solidify what you've learned!

 

Topics covered include:

-What's an API

-Examples of APIs

-What's a Web Service

-Comparison: Web Service and API

-HTTP and HTTPS

-XML

-JSON

-Comparison: JSON and XML

-SOAP

-REST

-REST examples using Twitter and eBay

-Comparison: SOAP and REST

-Apps (Native, Web, and Hybrid)

-OAuth

-OAuth Example (Google Cloud)

-Authentication and Authorization

-OpenID Connect

-Postman

-Authorization types in Postman including No Auth, Basic Auth, Digest Auth, Bearer Token, OAuth

-Call an API using Python

-Create an API using Amazon Web Services

-Calling APIs using Programming Languages

-Webhooks

-Microservices

-Quiz (50 questions) to help ensure you remember what's been covered

 

Thanks for reading my introduction!  This is about YOUR time and making the most of it!  Good luck to you and hope to see you in the course! Nate

 

Who this course is for:

  • You want to learn about at least one or ALL of the following subjects: API, Web Service, JSON, XML, HTTP, REST, SOAP, OAuth, OpenID Connect, Postman, Python

 

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The Software Engineering bootcamp is led by instructors who are expert practitioners in their field, supported by career coaches that work with you since day one and enhanced by a career services team that is constantly in talks with employers about their tech hiring needs.

 

What you'll accomplish

As a graduate, you’ll have a portfolio of projects that show your knowledge of fundamental programming concepts, as well as experience with languages, frameworks, and libraries that employers demand. Throughout this expert-designed program, you’ll:

  • Create a front-end web application with modern JavaScript frameworks such as Angular or React.

  • Develop and deploy full-stack applications with in-demand technologies such as Ruby on Rails, Python with Django, and Express with Node.js.

  • Build secure full-stack applications by leveraging common design and architectural patterns like model–view–controller (MVC) and Representational State Transfer (REST).

  • Practice version control and collaborative software development with Git and GitHub.

  • Safely model and store data in SQL and NoSQL databases.

  • Consume and integrate third-party application programming interfaces (APIs) in an application.

 

Why General Assembly

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