API for Beginners: JavaScript and Getting Started with APIs and AJAX [Video]

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Learn
  • Use AJAX to get JSON data into their web pages
  • Use XHR requests to connect to servers and APIs
  • Explore how to connect to APIs
About

Access several popular web APIs and retrieve response content for web applications. This course covers how to make AJAX requests using the XMLHttpRequest within JavaScript as well as fetch. JavaScript code knowledge is a prerequisite for the course. Scope of this course is focused on using JavaScript to connect to web APIs.

Examples and source code accessing over 7 different APIs

Course Covers: -

- Explore what XHR is and how it works

- How to use JSON response data

- Connect to Joke API to get new content and update it in your HTML page

- JavaScript Objects and how it relates to JSON data

- How to iterate JSON data and output it on your HTML

- Use JavaScript fetch

- Error handling and responses

- Setting up your own JSON endpoints to practice connecting to JSON content

- ES6 JavaScript fetch and short functions

- Learn how to build an api that output country data

- Online resources and more

- Connecting to web APIs

- Practice AJAX

You will be amazed at how easy it can be to do some much. Go ahead and hit that "take this course" button to start learning the how to use JavaScript to connect to web APIs Today. Taught by an instructor with over 20 years of web development experience. What are you waiting join now to start learning JavaScript API connections, you have nothing to lose. All the code and supporting files for this course are available at: https://github.com/PacktPublishing/API-for-Beginners-JavaScript-and-Getting-Started-with-APIs-and-AJAX

Style and Approach

Step by step instruction on how to access web APIs using JavaScript XHR and fetch to get JSON data and update your web content.

Features
  • You only need JavaScript, HTML and CSS experience
  • Examples and source code accessing over 7 different APIs
Course Length 1 hour 15 minutes
ISBN 9781838556570
Date Of Publication 15 Jan 2019

Authors

Laurence Svekis

Laurence Svekis is an instructor. He has 18+ years' work experience in web development, providing smart digital solutions online for both small and enterprise-level businesses. An experienced web application developer, he has worked on multiple enterprise-level applications, hundreds of websites and business solutions, and many unique and innovative web applications. His web application development areas of expertise include HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap, PHP, and MySQL—in short, anything to do with web creation and digital experience. He is passionate about everything to do with web application development and programming to online marketing with a strong focus on social media and SEO.