Workshop: Introduction to Coding and APIs workshop

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Workshop: Introduction to Coding and APIs workshop

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Add to Calendar 2018-06-11 23:30:00 UTC 2018-06-12 00:30:00 UTC America/New_York Introduction to Coding and APIs workshop The DEV Community members@dev.to dev-event https://dev.to/live 15

Our end goal is to send a text message 24hours before it rains in New York City. First, we will work with the Twilio SMS API and send a text message. We will learn how to test an API with Postman. Second, we will incorporate the Weather API to trigger an if/else response.

By the end of the talk, you will have:

  1. Called to Weather API and Twilio SMS API
  2. Learned how to use Postman, a popular API testing tool
  3. Coded a logic statement involving the API’s data

Elizabeth is an activist and technical product manager. She is the co-founder of the NYC chapter of Women Who Code, a non profit that works to put more women in technology leadership positions. Elizabeth recently served as head of product at a Techstars NYC IoT grad startup. Before that, she worked as a software engineer at TIME Inc. Elizabeth is a “rising star” public speaker; most recently, she keynoted Pycon India. She currently serves as an Entrepreneur in Residence with Civic Hall NYC where she is helping startups create a better product by creating user tiers and obtain companies for customers.

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Our end goal is to send a text message 24hours before it rains in New York City. First, we will work with the Twilio SMS API and send a text message. We will learn how to test an API with Postman. Second, we will incorporate the Weather API to trigger an if/else response.

By the end of the talk, you will have:

  1. Called to Weather API and Twilio SMS API
  2. Learned how to use Postman, a popular API testing tool
  3. Coded a logic statement involving the API’s data

Elizabeth is an activist and technical product manager. She is the co-founder of the NYC chapter of Women Who Code, a non profit that works to put more women in technology leadership positions. Elizabeth recently served as head of product at a Techstars NYC IoT grad startup. Before that, she worked as a software engineer at TIME Inc. Elizabeth is a “rising star” public speaker; most recently, she keynoted Pycon India. She currently serves as an Entrepreneur in Residence with Civic Hall NYC where she is helping startups create a better product by creating user tiers and obtain companies for customers.

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