API Strategy Design & Implementation: API Strategy Best Practices

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Using the correct APIs is vital to creating usable and successful software solutions that meet the customer's needs, so it is important to understand how to plan and create an API strategy properly. In this course, you’ll begin by exploring the importance of planning, best practices when developing API strategies, and how to manage the API life cycle. Next, you’ll examine the advantages, challenges, risks, and key elements to consider when developing an API strategy. You’ll then explore the government API design standards and API governance standards for security. You’ll continue by examining building verses buying API libraries, and whether to use public, private, or partner APIs. Lastly, you’ll explore real-world examples of creating and using API strategies.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    describe the API strategy mindset and the importance of crafting this strategy
    outline the essentials and best practices of API strategies
    outline the phases of the API life cycle and how to manage it
    identify the challenges faced when creating an API strategy
    recognize the threats and risks that need to be considered when creating an API strategy
    identify the advantages of creating an API strategy
  • describe to crucial elements to consider when developing an API strategy
    identify API standards that have been created by governments and the value of these standards
    recognize the API governance framework as a vital building block for security
    compare the advantages and challenges of building versus buying API libraries
    distinguish the benefits and challenges of using either a private, partner, or public API when developing your API strategy
    list real-world examples of using and creating API strategies
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course

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