The OpenAPI Specification is a standard programming language-agnostic interface description for REST APIs. In this video, learn how the basic principles can be used to build a REST API.
- [Instructor] When working with Swagger, … understanding the purpose of the OpenAPI Specification, … or OAS, can be one of the toughest concepts to grasp. … However, it's critical to your success, … because Swagger tooling is centered around … the OpenAPI specification. … I'm going to provide you with clear understanding … on why OAS exists, and its importance, … so that you can be successful with Swagger. … Here is how the OpenAPI specification … describes itself within its own documentation. … In a nutshell, OAS defines how we describe … the interface of a RESTful API, … regardless of the language in which it's built. … That's still a little abstract, … so let's dive a little deeper. … Here we see a rough description of a REST API interface. … A REST API interface exposes endpoints … or operations that clients can use … to access API resources. … So here we see an API with three endpoints … that expose operations on a single resource named product. … A client sends an http call … to invoke these operations on the API. …
- The architecture of the Swagger ecosystem
- Using the tools within the Swagger platform
- Building a basic API using Swagger
- Defining APIs
- Creating API documentation using Swagger UI
- Creating and publishing APIs with SwaggerHub
- API management with Apigee
- Monitoring API usage
Skill Level Intermediate
HTTP Essential Trainingwith Morten Rand-Hendriksen50m 18s Beginner
1. Swagger Ecosystem
2. Building API Specifications
3. Creating and Publishing APIs with SwaggerHub
4. Capstone Project
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