API for beginners JavaScript Getting Started with APIs AJAX
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API for beginners JavaScript Getting Started with APIs AJAX

Explore using JavaScript XHR and fetch to connect to multiple web API endpoints retrieve JSON data and update HTML
3.9 (41 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
3,500 students enrolled
Created by Laurence Svekis
Last updated 11/2019
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 articles
  • 44 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll 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
Course content
Expand all 23 lectures 01:17:03
+ Introduction to connecting to APIs
22 lectures 01:15:49
Source Code and downloadable files for the course.
00:24
web developer setup
04:53
JavaScript XHR request AJAX
04:57
Tweak and Adjust AJAX request
02:49
JSON methods Parse to JavaScript Objects
04:53
Quick Jokes api Click Button Get Joke
01:49
Getting Results AJAX
08:52
Introduction JavaScript fetch
04:22
fetch response methods
03:47
Fetch Adding Headers Params
02:13
Using myJSON endpoints
03:26
Short functions new JavaScript
02:19
More fun with APIs
05:54
Country Questions mini app
06:03
Country Application complete.
04:26
API Conclusion Lesson
01:54
Resources and Source Code
00:05
Requirements
  • JavaScript Experience and HTML and CSS
  • You should have web development Experience
Description

Access several popular web APIs and retrieve response content for web applications.  Step by step instruction on how to access web APIs using JavaScript XHR and fetch to get JSON data and update your web content.

JavaScript is a prerequisite to this course - do not take this course if you do not have JavaScript core knowledge

HTML and using an editor is also a prerequisite to the course - the scope of the course is to focus on JavaScript APIs

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'll get friendly support in the Q&A area and all the source code available for download

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, ready to help you learn and answer any questions you may have.

What are you waiting join now to start learning JavaScript API connections, you have nothing to lose.

Who this course is for:
  • Web developers who want to practice connecting to APIs
  • Anyone who wants to use JavaScript xHR to connect to APIs
  • Anyone who wants to use JavaScript fetch to connect to APIs
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about XHR
  • JavaScript developers