• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Without APIs, most software would cease to exist. In this course, you'll learn about the importance of APIs and the move towards cloud-based web services. You'll explore use cases, how they are used for modeling behavior, and how to create a use case diagram. you'll then examine the differences between common API use cases and public APIs and web services that can be consumed. Next, you'll learn how to use a weather service web API and examine common API issues when developing and using APIs. you'll then explore API lifecycle management, and cloud-based APIs and their importance to developers. Lastly, you'll learn API development skills, characteristics that make a good API, and modern trends in API design.

Learning Objectives

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Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.