Intro to APIs [Live-Online]

Learn the fundamentals of APIs and how to leverage them!

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About this event

Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are computer interfaces that stipulate how multiple software applications can communicate with one another. Companies are moving to create more APIs than ever and there is a huge push for “microservices” as well.

This workshop is a perfect gateway to gaining a fundamental understanding of APIs and how to leverage them. No matter what your background experience is, if you have an interest in either building or leveraging existing APIs this workshop would be a great way to further your experience.

Target Audience:

We strongly recommend that you are comfortable using the Python programming language and have had exposure to the following:
Importing libraries
Using variables
Using methods
Basic comprehension of how the internet works (http requests- GET vs. POST)

What You Will Learn:

Understanding APIs at a high level
What is an API?
Who uses APIs?
What can we use APIs for?
Interacting with a real API

How to Prepare:

– Have the Zoom Client for Video Meetings installed well before the webinar begins: https://zoom.us/download

– Any other relevant information and download requirements before the event

Taught live online:

– 2 Hours – 5:30pm – 7:30pm Pacific Time

– Link to join the workshop will be provided to you once you RSVP.

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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-apis-live-online-tickets-158159576551

About Your Instructor:

Connor Slagle

I am a data scientist with a fondness for biotechnology, with degrees in both chemical and environmental engineering. Recent advances in data science are revolutionizing all aspects of contemporary business, from product refinement to customer identification; In no field is this as evident (or as exciting) as in biotechnology.

I’m focused on leveraging these skills to improve targeted, non-invasive drug delivery in oncology. Additionally, I love spreading my understanding of machine learning concepts through evangelism at Galvanize.

To learn more about our Data Science immersive program, visit https://www.galvanize.com/data-science-bootcamp

Connect Before and After The Event

Want to connect with other women in tech before the event? Join us in the Galvanize Tech Community Slack to discuss topics in the industry, meet other coders ranging from rookies to veterans of their industry, cheer each other on while learning how to code, and more. Use the hashtag #StartAConversation to get the topics flowing!

About Galvanize:

Galvanize is the premiere dynamic learning community for technology. With campuses located in booming technology sectors throughout the country, Galvanize provides a community for each of the following:

Education – part-time and full-time training in web development, data science, and data engineering

Workspace – whether you’re a freelancer, startup, or established business, we provide beautiful spaces with a community dedicated to supporting your company’s growth

Networking – events in the tech industry happen constantly on our campuses, ranging from popular Meetups to multi-day international conferences

To learn more about Galvanize, visit https://www.galvanize.com/
Data Science Bootcamp: https://www.galvanize.com/data-science-bootcamp
Software Engineering Bootcamp: https://www.galvanize.com/web-development
Contact Admissions: https://admissions.galvanize.com/