MISSION 52

Working with APIs

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

Objectives

  • 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

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Course Info:

APIs and Web Scraping

Intermediate

The median completion time for this course is 6.2 hours.

This course requires a basic subscription and includes four missions.  It is the thirteenth course in the Data Analyst in Python path and the Data Scientist Path.

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