In this video, Keith Casey shares how to use the exercise files for this course.
- [Instructor] All of the labs, or exercises, for this course have code samples. Simply open the ExerciseFiles folder, navigate to the chapter you need, and open the section you need. For each section, we've structured the code so that 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've 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 Silex. 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
- Adding authentication with Silex
- Using cross-framework and authentication middleware
- Creating a read-write API in Silex
- Uploading files via an API
- Adding file security
- Creating payloads and response codes in Silex
- 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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