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API Management Concepts (WBT)

IBM Course Code: VW420G

GK# 720574 Vendor# VW420G

Course Overview

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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

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  • 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

Outline

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  • 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

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

Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Self-Paced

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



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