Postman - Intro to APIs (without coding)

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In this Guided Project, you will:

understand what APIs are and the different parts of open

learn how to send and troubleshoot API requests in Portman

become confident reading API documentation

1 hour
Beginner
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

We use APIs everyday - when we check the news, when we log into online service - because APIs are used by many companies as a way to interact with their product or service. Being able understand and send API requests is helpful in many roles across the business - including product, marketing and data. If you work alongside or interact with APIs in your job, or you want to use APIs in your tech or data projects, this course is a great introduction to interacting with APIs without writing could (using a program called Postman). By the end of this project, you will understand what APIs are and what they are used for. You will have interacted with a number of APIs, and recognise the different parts which make up an API. You will feel comfortable reading API documentation and writing your own requests.

Skills you will develop

  • Application Programming Interfaces (API)

  • Postman

  • Troubleshooting

  • Documentation

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Send your first API request

  2. Send an API request by understanding the documentation

  3. Send an API request with additional information

  4. Send an API with authentication

  5. Send a complex API by combining the skills learnt

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In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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