Working with APIs

Learn to work with a simple API by finding the position of the International Space Station.


  • Learn the advantages of APIs
  • Leanr how to create and process API requests
  • Learn about the JSON data format

Mission Outline

1. What's an API?
2. Introduction to API Requests
3. Types of Requests
4. Understanding Status Codes
5. Hitting the Right Endpoint
6. Adding Query Parameters
7. JSON Format
8. Getting JSON From a Request
9. Content Type
10. Finding the Number of People in Space
11. Takeaways

Course Info:

APIs and Web Scraping


The average completion time for this course is 10-hours.

This course requires a premium subscription and includes one free mission, four paid missions and one guided project.  It is the fifth course in the Data Engineer Path.


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