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Discovering APIs

Course

Welcome to Application Programming Interfaces, or APIs. In this course, you will discover what an API is and how and why we use APIs. You will also learn the basic types of APIs and explore the components of an API.

Welcome to Application Programming Interfaces, or APIs. In this course, you will discover what an API is and how and why we use APIs. You will also learn the basic types of APIs and explore the components of an API.

Beginner

2 hours

Completion Certificate

Last Updated January 29, 2024

Prerequisites:

No experience required

Course Lessons

Lesson 1

Discovering APIs

Learners will discover what an API is and how and why we use APIs. They will also get a brief overview of the basic types of APIs and learn about the components of an API.

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Tyler Morgan

Software Developer

Tyler Morgan is a Seattle-based developer with a B.S. in Mining Engineering and a passion for online learning. He works as a freelance developer and runs two small businesses, giving him plenty of opportunities to apply his programming skills in fields like data analytics, web development, and machine learning.

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