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API Design and Fundamentals of Google Cloud's Apigee API Platform

Google Cloud and Google via Coursera


In this course, you learn how to design APIs, and how to use OpenAPI specifications to document them. You learn about the API life cycle, and how the Apigee API platform helps you manage all aspects of the life cycle. You learn about how APIs can be designed using API proxies, and how APIs are packaged as API products to be used by app developers.
Through a combination of lectures, hands-on labs, and supplemental materials, you will learn how to design, build, secure, deploy, and manage API solutions using Google Cloud's Apigee API Platform.


  • Module 0: Introduction
    • Welcome to API Design and Fundamentals! This is the first course in the Developing APIs with Google Cloud's Apigee API Platform series.
  • Module 1: Apigee Overview
    • This module introduces the Apigee platform, API management, and the API lifecycle.
  • Module 2: API-First and OpenAPI Specifications
    • This module introduces the basic concepts of REST API design, API first development, and OpenAPI specifications
  • Module 3: API Proxies
    • This module introduces API proxies, proxy and target endpoints, environment groups, route rules, target servers, conditions, flows, and policies
  • Module 4: API Products
    • This module introduces REST API response design, API products, app developers, apps, API keys, and API product strategies

Taught by

Apigee Training Team

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