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API Development with Swagger and OpenAPI

Learn how to develop APIs using Swagger tooling and the OpenAPI specification.

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  • Skill level

    Intermediate
  • Time to complete

    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    <1 hour
  • Certificate of completion

    Included with paid plans
  • Prerequisites

    2 courses
    We suggest you complete the following courses before you get started with API Development with Swagger and OpenAPI:
    • Learn HTML
    • Learn CSS

About this course

Are you getting a handle on building APIs and are ready to take your skills to the next level? Well, dive into exploring API development with open-source Swagger tooling and the OpenAPI standard. This course primarily focuses on exploring the design and documentation stage of the API development lifecycle and will help you create APIs that users will love working with.

Syllabus

1 quizzes

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Meet the creator of the course
Kenny Lin
Web Development Domain Manager at Codecademy
Kenny is the Domain Manager for the Web Development Domain at Codecademy. He contributed to a wide range of courses and paths at Codecademy, including JavaScript, Bootstrap, Handlebars, Phaser.js, Go, Swift, TypeScript, and Lua.

API Development with Swagger and OpenAPI course ratings and reviews

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  • The progress I have made since starting to use codecademy is immense! I can study for short periods or long periods at my own convenience - mostly late in the evenings.
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    Codecademy Learner @ USA
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    Codecademy Learner @ UK
  • Brilliant learning experience. Very interactive. Literally a game changer if you're learning on your own.
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Frequently asked questions about API Development with Swagger and OpenAPI

  • APIs (Application Programming Interface) are software that allow two applications to communicate and share data with each other — usually in JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) format. You can think of an API almost like a virtual post office, sending data from one app to another.

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