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API for Beginners: JavaScript and Getting Started with APIs and AJAX

Video Description

Explore using JavaScript XHR and fetch to connect to multiple web API endpoints retrieve JSON data and update HTML

About This Video

  • You only need JavaScript, HTML and CSS experience.
  • Examples and source code accessing over 7 different APIs

In Detail

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

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