API Blueprint - Design API Specs & Create Docs in Seconds
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API Blueprint - Design API Specs & Create Docs in Seconds

[No Coding] Learn to Design & Create RESTful API Specs through Blueprints & convert them in awesome API docs in seconds
4.3 (9 ratings)
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36 students enrolled
Created by Toshendra Sharma
Last updated 8/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Design their own APIs Blueprints for their product's APIs
  • Create, Share & Host API Docs effectively with less hassle
  • Create their own products from scratch using API Blueprints
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Requirements
  • Basics of APIs
Description

Hello Everyone, I am Toshendra Sharma, your instructor.

In this (Non-coding) course you will learn how to design or write the actionable RESTful API specifications using API Blueprints. We will also learn how to convert/render them into awesome actionable 2-3 column API docs using a tool within a second & host them live on internet. 

You can use the APIs specs to hire a freelancer developer to implement the server side code & pay them based on the specifications.

This course has been created for the people who are:

  • Project Managers
  • Product Managers/Engineering Managers
  • API Designers
  • API Testers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Students

For their projects/products to define the specifications of RESTful APIs & also it's documentations which can be embedded anywhere to build the full fledged product. This one hour course will quickly let you build the specifications in one small .apib doc & let you convert into .html page which can be shared with anyone or hosted anywhere.

This API blueprint can also be used to host the API docs at Apiary directly.

If you are excited to create awesome API documentations within an hour then join in the course and learn to build RESTful APIs quickly.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for Product Manager who are exploring best way to design APIs
  • This course is also targeted for Engineering Managers
  • This course is for API Designer, CTOs, Web Developers who are looking to design effective APIs quickly
  • This course is also for technical writers who are looking for easy method to manage API docs online
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
2 Lectures 07:30

This current lecture is to understand what are we going to learn in this course. We will explore the lecture by lecture and explain why it is important to learn whatever we are learning.

Preview 04:27

Here we will see what we will design during the course. We will be designing or writing the APIs specifications for a basic user management system using API blueprint. We will also convert those API Specs into beautiful documentation.

Preview 03:03
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Designing APIs & Implementation
5 Lectures 45:38

Here we will be learning what are RESTful APIs & also explore what exactly API blueprint is. We will also learn the other alternatives of API blueprint like RAML & Swagger.

What are RESTful APIs & API Blueprint?
08:32

Here we will be setting up the blueprint editor & also install the open source tool for converting the api blueprint into beautiful 3 column api documentation.

Setting up the Editor & Rendering Tool
06:31

Here we will start writing the API Blueprint & will see how to start with format specification, meta data, name, end point & description.

API Metadata, Name & Description
13:37

In this Lecture we will write the resource groups, resources & their respective actions based on HTTP methods.

Resource Groups, Resource & Action
13:29

Here we will be learn how to put variables in URI template & parameters to specify more data in requests.

URI Template & Parameters
03:29
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Summary
1 Lecture 03:27

Here we will be Summarizing what we have build and demonstrate it.

Preview 03:27
About the Instructor
Toshendra Sharma
3.9 Average rating
1,127 Reviews
12,650 Students
33 Courses
Entrepreneur in Security & Blockchain

I am a founder & CEO of RecordsKeeper, a Blockchain-based record keeping solution for businesses.

Earlier, I founded Appvigil (Wegilant) in Nov 2011 while pursuing my Masters in Application Security from IIT Bombay, India. Appvigil is the Mobile App Vulnerability Scanner on Cloud. Appvigil also offers security audit services for mobile devices and applications, and compliance with IT regulations. I was heading the team as Chief Executive Officer. The company has won NASSCOM Emerge 50 Award 2014 one of the biggest awards in India. The company got incubation in IIT Bombay's Business Incubator SINE in August 2013.

During Wegilant & before that, I have trained 15000+ students in 5 years across various college campuses in India. I have also written a book on AVR Microcontroller with the name "Robotics with AVR".

I was the part of Forbes India 30Under30 List of 2016 in Technology space.