Free Course

Designing RESTful APIs

Build and Secure a Backend API Server

About this Course

API (Application Programming Interface) endpoints are the connections between your application and the rest of the developer community. In this course you will learn about writing secure, developer-friendly APIs that will make your back-end application thrive and keep your users happy.

At the end of this course you will create the back-end for a social application called "Meet n' Eat" that matches together users based on their location and food interests.

Course Cost
Free
Timeline
Approx. 3 weeks
Skill Level
intermediate
Included in Product

Rich Learning ContentRich Learning Content

Interactive QuizzesInteractive Quizzes

Taught by Industry ProsTaught by Industry Pros

Self-Paced LearningSelf-Paced Learning

Course Leads

Lorenzo Brown

Lorenzo Brown

Instructor

Prerequisites and Requirements

This course assumes you have experience working with the Flask web development framework, SQLAlchemy, and understand the basics of OAuth 2.0. Python will be the primary language of instruction for the entirety of this course.

Recommended Courses:
Full Stacks Foundations
Authentication & Authorization: OAuth

See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.

Why Take This Course

A crucial skill for a back-end or full-stack web developer is the ability to make applications that are easily accessible and understood for other developers . Mobile developers, front-end developers and other back-end and full-stack developers all rely on API endpoints to enhance the functionality of their applications.

What do I get?
  • Instructor videos
  • Learn by doing exercises
  • Taught by industry professionals