Summary

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In this lesson, you will be introduced to a web API architectural style called REST.

Learning Objectives

  • Web APIs
  • REST APIs
  • REST API tools

Intended Audience

This lesson is for novice:
  • Software engineers
  • Data engineers
  • DevOps engineers
  • Site reliability engineers

Prerequisites

  • Have at least a conceptual understanding of programming
  • Be comfortable with data structures, data types, etc.
  • A basic understanding of the HTTP protocol would be helpful but is not required
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Ben Lambert is a software engineer and was previously the lead author for DevOps and Microsoft Azure training content at Cloud Academy. His courses and learning paths covered Cloud Ecosystem technologies such as DC/OS, configuration management tools, and containers. As a software engineer, Ben’s experience includes building highly available web and mobile apps. When he’s not building software, he’s hiking, camping, or creating video games.