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APIs

Chris Harders
Chris Harders
6,166 Points

Which starting course to learn about connecting apps and API?

Hey I'm not trying to build an API, but I am trying to connect 2 applications together that are using APIs. I'm new to working with APIs and don't know where to start...

Can someone point me in the right direction?

Note: I'm not even sure if what I wrote above makes perfect sense from a coding perspective since I have not yet worked with APIs, so apologies if the wording of the question is off. Please ask questions if I need to clarify better.

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,579 Points

Sure, you're talking about being an API consumer instead of an API provider.

You might find the AJAX Basics course helpful, and perhaps also the Node.js Basics course. Both have projects that involve acquiring data from API's.

Chris Harders
Chris Harders
6,166 Points

Great thank you for the courses and defining the difference between consumer and provider