API design for beginners
API design for beginners
API design for beginners

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About the Book

API design for beginners book will help you to deep dive into API designing and best practices around designing an HTTP API. It explains each and every concept around building an API that is developer-friendly and consumer-friendly.

This book will help the starters who want to get their hands on backend concepts. When you finish reading the book, you will know how to create a proper HTTP API using RESTful design principles.

Some of the topics the book covers are,

  • Server Basics
  • HTTP Essentials
  • CRUD based HTTP API
  • RESTful design principles
  • Designing API Routes
  • Searching and Filtering
  • Sorting and Ordering
  • Pagination
  • Documentation

and many more. Check out the table of contents for a complete list of topics covered in the book.

This book belongs to Learn by doing series. API design concepts will be taught while creating a real API project in the book. You will be building a simple micro-blogging API along with each lesson and learn the essential concepts around the example. So get ready with your computer and start coding along with the lessons.

At the end of each lesson, you will have quizzes to examine your understanding of the topics. Also, you will get all the reference links for each lesson.

About the Author

Param Harrison
Param Harrison

Hi, I'm Param πŸ‘‹

I work as a full-stack developer for Jobbatical. Jobbatical mission is to build the world without borders by simplifying the immigration process for tech companies and tech talents.

I started writing tech content for tech companies in 2019 and got interested in creating real-world example based content through workshops, webinars, and courses. I am a big fan of learning by doing. My books and workshops will follow the same principles by teaching the essential concepts while building real-world applications.

You can follow me on twitter to stay updated on my journey.

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