Course

APIs

This course explores the importance of securing your API interactions.

    Syllabus

  • API Responses Video — 00:10:41
    • A look at helpful yet secure API responses.

  • API Authentication Video — 00:14:12
    • How to securely authenticate API requests.

Syllabus

Course description

APIs are an important part of modern web applications and require careful planning to ensure security. This course looks at how we secure APIs during authentication as well as responses.

Meet the author

David Myers is a senior full-stack software engineer specializing in the development of complex web applications, with over 18 years of experience developing for the web. He primarily works within the LAMP stack of technologies but often utilizes whatever technology is needed. This includes Nginx, Python and Redis when discussing back-end technologies and ES6, Typescript, jQuery and Angular for front-end technologies. He has a broad range of experience working with clients and companies across many different industries.

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