Introduction to REST APIs | Trailer0:52 with Alena Holligan
One of the fundamental principles of the Internet is the exchange of information.
Today we have access to more information than most people can even imagine.
But how do we share that data between websites and mobile applications?
The most common technique is through the use of an API.
API stands for application programming interface.
Which is a pretty jargon-y way of talking about code that makes it easier for
systems outside of an application to interact with that application.
This course will cover the terminology and structure of API communication and
show you examples of this communication using Postman, a common tool for
testing API communications.
Whether you're building or
consuming an API understanding the fundamentals will give you
a strong foundation before getting started with language specific tools.
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