Lesson 1 - What's and Why's of APIs
In Lesson one of this course you will learn about the basics of APIs, why they are important, and how to choose the appropriate technologies for implementing a modern web API.
Lesson 2 - Accessing Published APIs
In lesson 2, you will explore published APIs from Foursquare and Google Maps to see how these companies implement their API endpoints and leverage some of this information for our own use.
Lesson 3 - Creating your own API Endpoints
In lesson 3 you will use Flask to build your own web server with API endpoints that follow the constraints to qualify as a RESTful API.
Lesson 4 - Securing your API
In lesson 4, you will learn about API security and add OAuth login, token-based authentication, and rate limiting to your API endpoints.
Lesson 5 - Writing Developer-Friendly APIs
In Lesson 5 you will learn some API best practices using real-world examples and take on the final project.