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API Management Concepts (WBT)

IBM Course Code: VW420G

Vendor# VW420G

GK# 720574

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.

Delivery Format Options

  • Self-Paced


    Recordings, hands-on labs and expert instructors empower you to train on your own schedule.


    $128 CAD

    1 session

  • Private Group Training

    Private Group Training

    Train your entire team in a private, coordinated professional development session at the location of your choice.

    Receive private training for teams online and in-person.

Request a date or location for this course.

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

Who Needs To Attend

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