Create Java API's fast and simple

Learn to create Java API backend services REST/JSON for mobile/web, host on your own Linux server. Tomcat/MongoDB
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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

Course Description

Learn the basic concepts of API's to include HTTP based REST with JSON payloads. Learn how to create a working system with Java using the Jersey 2.0 framework and Swagger to create API documentation. Learn how to create an API that connects to MongoDB. We walk thru creating some simple API's and follow thru with deployment onto a Tomcat application server. This development is presented on a Mac OSX with Java 1.7 and deployed on a Linux server in a cloud environment.


Build a strong foundation in API development with Java. This course helps you understand and implement API's using Java and Jersey technology for your own back end server with the latest technologies.

  • Java 1.7 programming language
  • Eclipse 4
  • Maven 3
  • Jersey 2.0
  • Swagger 2.0
  • Mac OSX 10.11
  • Linux
  • Tomcat 7
  • MongoDB


Professional skills and experience from an iOS Architect with over 8 years experience.

Learn the fundamentals but also tips and tricks of the experts. Learn about the different type of API end points and how to create a full end to end solution.

We will walk thru the project setup and all required elements to create a full end to end API server.

Content and Overview

This course explains key technology concepts of API's with REST and JSON technology in a Java system. We show development from start to finish to include deployment on a live production server not just a test machine.


What am I going to get from this course?

  • Detailed knowledge of how to create Java based REST/JSON API's
  • Learn how to setup a Maven project in Eclipse
  • Learn how to document your API's using Swagger.
  • Learn how to use MongoDB as the back end for API's.
  • Teaching by example, several hands on examples showing every detail to the smallest degree from starting a new application to deploying it in production.
  • Access to Instructors GitHub account with many extras and examples.

If you don't have a a production server device don't worry, we show you how to test everything on your local computer.

Note: Development is all described on a Mac OSX notebook, Windows is not address. Java is a portable language and all the tools described in this calss are available on Java as well but no intention is made to describe how to setup them up of use the Windows versions.

What are the requirements?

  • Students need access to an Computer with Java 1.7, Eclipse 4 and Maven 3 installed.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Students will be able to create an Java based API end point.
  • Students will understand technology for API's, REST, JSON and how to integrate into a Java server.
  • Students will understand how to create an API that connects with MongoDB

What is the target audience?

  • This course is focused at mobile app developers that need a backend service that provides custom processing and can becom epart of a set of IP for a startup company

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to Java API's
07:16

Introduction to the Java API development course

Section 2: What is needed
02:28

A simple list of what is needed to be installed for API development

Section 3: Start Coding
Starting your project
Preview
09:40
The first service
06:29
Getting more formal
10:11
Making it real
08:40
Adding log4j
06:52
Business management
04:13
All API's
15:50
Section 4: Database
MongoDB Integration
15:59
Database continued
07:19
Section 5: Production Deployment
Create a war and installing on a server
07:30
Section 6: Summary
Thanks
03:42
Source Code
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Instructor Biography

Tom Jay, Mobile development Instructor

I've been developing mobile applications for over 8 years with focus on iOS. I have taught in-class paid course for a major training company in San Francisco.


I have over 20 years of Enterprise Server development with Java/J2EE, Oracle, MySQL, XML/JSON Web Services, API development and location based systems using MongoDB.


I have created dozens of mobile apps form Banking, Social Messaging, Event Discover and Medical device interfaces.

I like mobile payments and iBeacon integration.

I mainly focus on IoT development (BLE) for IoT and iBeacon technologies.

Please watch my courses on Mobile development.


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