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API Basics Online Workshop (90 Minutes) Training Course

Learn What APIs Do, Why APIs Exist And The Amazing Benefits Of APIs

No Exam
180 Days Access
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Overview

Have you ever wondered what an API is or how to use an API?

You have come to the right place!

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

If you would like immediate access, then please purchase the API Basics Online Workshop (90 Minutes) on the Purple Griffon E-Learning Portal.

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Please Note

* Depending on when the initial order is taken, it may take up to 48 hours to process.
* Your course access time will only trigger and commence when you first log in.

Course Syllabus

What Will You Learn?

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.

Learning Outcomes

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

You will find out what APIs do, why APIs exist and the amazing benefits of APIs.

Who Should Attend

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

What's Included

The 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.

Technical Requirements

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

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

Entry-Level Requirements

There are no mandatory entry requirements for the API Basics Online Workshop.

Recommended Reading

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

Exam Information

There are no formal qualifications associated with the API Basics Online Workshop, but there is a 30-question assessment at the end to test how much you have learned.

Exam Type

No Exam

Qualifications

​​There are no formal qualifications associated with the API Basics Online Workshop, but there is a 30-question assessment at the end to test how much you have learned.​

What's Next

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!

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

Additional Information

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.