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API Design and Fundamentals of Google Cloud's Apigee API Platform

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In this course, you learn how to design APIs, and how to use OpenAPI specifications to document them. You learn about the API life cycle, and how the Apigee API platform helps you manage all aspects of the life cycle. You learn about how APIs can be designed using API proxies, and how APIs are packaged as API products to be used by app developers. Through a combination of lectures, hands-on labs, and supplemental materials, you will learn how to design, build, secure, deploy, and manage API solutions using Google Cloud's Apigee API Platform.

This is the first course of the Developing APIs with Google Cloud's Apigee API Platform series. After completing this course, enroll in the API Security on Google Cloud's Apigee API Platform course.

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Course Info
Objectives
  • Identify the purpose and value of API management and Google Cloud's Apigee API Platform.
  • Develop a good understanding of Google Cloud's Apigee API Platform organizational model.
  • Describe the use of OpenAPI specifications for API-first development.
  • Understand the use of API proxies and their capabilities.
  • Learn the basics of REST API design.
  • Describe API products, API product strategies, and the role of developers, applications, and API keys in API management.
Available languages
English
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