This video walks through initial set up of Composer and the database, loading sample data, and implementing hello world to make sure everything works.
- [Instructor] All of the labs, or exercises for this course have code samples. Simply open the exercise files folder, navigate to the chapter you need, and open the section you need. For each section, we have structured the code so you have a before, or starting state in one folder. This is useful to make sure you're starting from the same place I am. Then, we have a second after, or finished state in a separate folder. If you followed along with my hands on coding, this should be your result.
This course begins with a simple application specification and builds it one step at a time. Each chapter includes a key concept, with examples from other public APIs, and then shows how to build it yourself with Slim. Learn about URL routing, validating input, and generating response codes and hypermedia payloads. Like any project, the first implementation may be a little messy but don't worry. The last chapter covers refactoring and what it takes to scale and support the API going forward.
- Understanding the project goals
- Setting up the database
- Adding authentication in Slim
- Using cross-framework and authentication middleware
- Creating a read-write API in Slim
- Uploading files via the API
- Adding file security
- Creating payloads and response codes in Slim
- Scaling your API
Skill Level Beginner
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1. Project Explanation and Goals
2. Authentication Options and Tradeoffs
Cross framework middleware1m 32s
3. Create a Read-Write API
4. File Uploads via API
5. Scale Your API
Next steps1m 46s
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