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APIs: Crash Course

With the Facebook API & Twilio

Topics: Computer Programming
Cost: $49 Per Course

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Are you a creative or entrepreneur that wishes you could speak tech with your web development team? Sure, youve heard about APIs, but maybe youre not totally sure what they are?In this class well learn all about APIs: what they are; and how to get started using them! Later on well look at some code and live data from both Facebook and Twilio.One last thing... If you're new to programming - you might also want to check out my Programming For Non-Programmers.Hey Chris, what's an API?Here's an example: have you ever heard someone say something like, The NY Times has an API we can use.? What they are saying is "The NY Times has some data that you can freely access and use in your project."In addition to that, the term API can also refer to apps that write and process data on our behalf. Well cover this, and much more!Who Is this Class For?This class is made for the total beginner. If youre looking to learn about APIs youre in the right place. If youre a developer looking to query some API data, well be providing you with code examples to take home.For Non-ProgrammersMaybe you're new to APIs? Or you've had one of the IT guys in your office try to explain this to you before, but to no avail? I totally get it, and so I've designed this class with you in mind.What Ive found is that the best way to learn the concepts of programming is to actually write some code yourself. (Much like how we learn a foreign language - you have to use the knowledge). If youre not a developer, you should still be able to follow along with the code examples because we'll break down the logic step-by-step. Basically what Im saying is... that well learn by doing here.Sign up for this class and youll learn:What is an API?How an understanding of APIs can help cut development time of a project in halfWhat APIs are available and worth knowing about?How to register a Facebook App so that we can start using the Facebook APIHow to write code to make an API call to Facebook that delivers a users Top 10 Facbook likesHow to set up an app with the Twilio APIThis Class IncludesOver 2 hours of easy to follow video contentA project designed by me for you to be able to apply your skills A quiz The final slide deckCode examples for working with the Facebook and Twilio API. All fo the code in this class is written in PHP. The concepts are the same and could easily be applied to Ruby, Python or other languages. Im looking forward to class!------------------------------------------------------------Feedback from my Programming For Non-Programmers Series:"You taught the class in four hours what took me two years to teach myself." - Matt Jared, Capital Factory Austin, X"I've traveled a steep learning curve thanks to Chris' friendly and lucid style of teaching." - Charles Best, CEO of DonorsChoose.org"I wish I had taken this class 5 years ago!" - Michael Goodwin, UX Designer"You are the only person who has been able to sufficiently teach me code." - Darren Hakimi, Analyst"You are Articulate and Engaging. Broad and Diverse Range of Topics. That s right bro!!!!! Not easy to address so much in limited time." - student feedback"Informative, digestible, actionable" - Katherine, Entrepreneur

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  • Level of Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Size: Large Class
  • Instructor: Christopher Castiglione
  • Cost: $49 Per Course
  • Institution: Udemy
  • Topics: Computer Programming

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