WEB 239   Introduction to Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)* (2 Hours)

Prerequisites : WEB 114.

This course will introduce and explain how application programming interfaces (APIs) work covering the essentials of this core piece of modern web development, explaining what APIs are and how to use them to quickly incorporate data into your websites. Students will use APIs to consume and obtain data from APIs. Topics include the basics of associated technologies and skills, such as JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) and object-oriented programming, and shows how to handle errors you might encounter when trying to obtain data from an API.