Live Chat
Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm EST Chat Now
Contact Us
Monday - Friday 8am - 8pm EST 1-866-716-6688 Other Contact Options

Cart () Loading...

    • Quantity:
    • Delivery:
    • Dates:
    • Location:


API Management Concepts (WBT)

IBM Course Code: VW420G

GK# 720574 Vendor# VW420G

Course Overview


This course teaches the fundamental concepts and techniques of application programming interface (API) management.

API management is a process for assembling, publishing, deploying, and governing application programming interfaces in a secure, scalable environment.

What You'll Learn

  • Describe what an API is
  • Describe the business drivers for the implementation of APIs
  • Identify the business benefits of APIs
  • Describe the various business models for APIs
  • Identify the key characteristics of APIs
  • Describe the target users of APIs
  • Identify business strategy issues in the adoption of APIs
  • Describe the concept of web APIs
  • Describe the technologies that are used in communicating with API resources
  • Describe the principles of a RESTful architecture
  • Describe the various patterns for assembling web APIs
  • Describe techniques for managing access to APIs
  • Describe how to secure APIs with HTTP basic authentication
  • Describe how to secure APIs with OAuth
  • Describe the topologies for API deployment
  • Describe the features that are needed for the discovery, assembly, and testing of APIs
  • Describe the suggested features for the monitoring of APIs
  • List some recommended practices for API providers and API developers


Viewing outline for:

Self-Paced Outline

  • Course introduction
  • Introduction to APIs
  • Architectures and data interchange technologies that are used in web APIs
  • Assembling APIs
  • Securing APIs
  • Characteristics of API platforms

Who Should Attend


This basic course is designed for application developers, solution architects, and IT managers.

Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:


On-demand content enables you to train on your own schedule.

Request this course in a different delivery format.