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APIs are used all the time in Programming and Web Development, so it is extremely important to understand how to use them.

Learn all about APIs in this API Basics Online Workshop for beginners.

Our API Basics Online Workshop will cover the following topics:

Module 1: What Is An API?

  • What Is An API?
  • What Is The History Of APIs?
  • What Is The API Framework?
  • What Are Some API Examples?
  • Why Should You Use An API?
  • What Is The Architecture Of An API?
  • What Is An API Eco-System?
  • What If The API Is Updated?

Module 2: What Are The Different Types Of APIs?

  • What Are The Types Of APIs?
  • What Are Web Service APIs?
  • What Are SOAP APIs?
  • Why Choose SOAP APIs?
  • What Are REST APIs?
  • Why Choose REST APIs?
  • SOAP VS REST APIS
  • What Are JSON-RPC APIs?
  • Why Choose JSON-RPC APIs?
  • What Are XML-RPC APIs?
  • Why Choose XML-RPC APIs?
  • JSON-RPC VS XML RPC APIs

Module 3: What Are HTTP Request Methods?

  • What Are HTTP Request Methods?
  • What Is The Anatomy Of A Request?
  • What Is Idempotency In API Design?
  • What Is The GET Request?
  • What Is The POST Request?
  • What Is The PUT Request?
  • What Is The PATCH Request?
  • What Is The DELETE Request?
  • What Is The HEAD Request?
  • What Is The OPTIONS Request?
  • What Is Rate Limiting?
  • What Are API Keys?
  • How Do You Start To Use APIs?

Module 4: What Is API Testing?

  • What Is API Testing?
  • What Is API Testing & Unit Testing?
  • What Are The Benefits Of API Testing?
  • What Are The Challenges Of API Testing?
  • How Do You Test The GET Request?
  • How Do You Test The POST Request?
  • How Do You Test The PUT Request?
  • How Do You Test The PATCH Request?
  • How Do You Test The DELETE Request?
  • How Do You Test The HEAD Request?
  • How Do You Test The OPTIONS Request?

Module 5: How Do You Keep APIs Secure?

  • What Is API Security Best Practice?
  • What Are The Risks Of APIs?
  • Why Do You Monitor Add-On Software
  • Why Do You Focus On Authentication?
  • Why Do You Need To Check Data In The Back End?
  • Why Do You Need An API Gateway?
  • What Are Some More API Security Tips?
  • API Basics Conclusion - What Now?

Module 6: What Have You Learned?

  • 30 API Basics Multiple-Choice Question Assessment

If you have time at the end of the workshop, we would really appreciate it if you could give us any suggestions on how we can improve the workshop in our survey.

Our API Basics Online Workshop is for anyone interested in learning about APIs.

Our API Basics Online Workshop will provide you with over one-hour of content and culminates with a 30-question assessment at the end to test your knowledge.

In order to access our API Basics Online Workshop, you will need the following:

  • Email Address
  • Access To The Internet Via A Browser
  • Speakers Or Headphones

There are no entry-level requirements for our API Basics Online Workshop.

This API Basics online training course does not require any existing knowledge of the APIs.

There is no formal examination or certification associated with our API Basics Online Workshop.

There is a 30-question assessment at the end to test how much you have learned.

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If you purchase any of our online training courses below to continue your professional development, we will discount the price of this workshop (£35) OFF your next training course!

Our friendly Account Managers will be more than happy to discuss your training requirements at info@purplegriffon.com or +44 (0)1539 736 828.

After completion of the workshop, you will have a good idea of what APIs are, how they work, why you need to keep them secure and how to perform tests on them.

FAQS

You will have access to our API Basics Online Workshop training course for 180 days. The duration of your access starts on the day your order is processed, so we encourage you to work through your online training course with this in mind.

Why Choose Us?

Become Certified At Your Own Pace

Our online training courses come with 180 or 365 days access and there is the option to extend your access for an additional charge.

Track Your Own Learning Progress

You can keep track of your own progression throughout your online training course and ensure continuous improvement.

Hands-On Support & Training Advice

Our Training Experts are always on hand to help you with any questions which may arise on your learning journey.

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Our online training courses be viewed on your mobile device or iPad; with internet access, you can learn on the go or on your lunch break.