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Managing APIs on GCP with Apigee

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Course Description

This course will show you how to manage your APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) using the Apigee service. Apigee allows you to enhance your API security, enable rate limiting, enforce quotas, and track analytics.

The first course will show you how to start using Apigee. It covers how to modify the behavior of your APIs by applying policies, as well as how to enforce authentication.

The second course covers some more advanced features. You will learn how to set up the Developer Portal, how to monetize your APIs, and how to enable monitoring.

The lab allows you to put your new knowledge into practice. It covers everything from creating an Apigee organization to monitoring your deployed proxies.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand API proxies
  • Deploy an API proxy using Apigee
  • Create and apply Apigee policies
  • Secure an API
  • Using the Apigee Developer Portal
  • Enabling API Monetization
  • Setting up API monitoring & alerts

Intended Audience

  • GCP Developers
  • GCP Administrators


  • Previous experience with APIs
  • Admin access to a GCP account (You can sign up for a free trial)


If you have thoughts or suggestions for this course, please contact us at support@cloudacademy.com.

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About the Author

Daniel Mease, opens in a new tab
Google Cloud Content Creator
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Daniel began his career as a Software Engineer, focusing mostly on web and mobile development. After twenty years of dealing with insufficient training and fragmented documentation, he decided to use his extensive experience to help the next generation of engineers.

Daniel has spent his most recent years designing and running technical classes for both Amazon and Microsoft. Today at Cloud Academy, he is working on building out an extensive Google Cloud training library.

When he isn’t working or tinkering in his home lab, Daniel enjoys BBQing, target shooting, and watching classic movies.

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