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LEARNING APIs

When you get started with APIs, what should you know beforehand?

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Maher El Gamil

You need to know

  • Restful principles.
  • http verbs
  • retrieve data from database
  • authentication
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Bret Author

Ok, I’m looking into RapidApi, Strapi and postman. Can you use Strapi and RapidApi together?

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GoGoGombo

hey, check out byvalue.org, it's the easiest way to create and monetize an API

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Dennis Frijlink

When starting using/developing APIs I recommend to first dive into the fact WHY we use APIs and what they exactly do. The video I like: youtu.be/s7wmiS2mSXY

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CodeNinja

Learn HTTP Requests.

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