RESTful Services for FSD: Building & Testing RESTful Services

Full stack    |    Intermediate
  • 13 videos | 1h 22m 10s
  • Includes Assessment
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RESTful services are a key component of Full Stack Development. In this 13-video course, you will discover how to implement a working RESTful API (application programming interface) by using Python and the Flask framework. This is an essential skill to acquire on the journey from being an enterprise developer to a full stack developer. Learners will examine best practices for RESTful services, and some of their related challenges. Then take a look at the valuable art of identifying activities and breaking them down into steps for designing RESTful APIs; and explore some of the tools used to extend the features of RESTful APIs. Next, learn how to implement the tools to sanitize data for APIs by implementing the GET, POST, PUT, PATCH, and DELETE handlers for an API endpoint. This leads on to learning how to test each endpoint by using Pytest. To conclude the course, complete an exercise involving the building of a RESTful service and testing its endpoint and methods.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Describe the best practices for restful services
    Describe some of the challenges related to restful services
    Describe the art of identifying activities and breaking them into steps for designing restful apis
    Describe some of the tools used to extend the features of restful apis
    Implement the tools to sanitize data for apis
    Implement a get handler for an api endpoint
  • Implement a post handler for an api endpoint
    Implement a put handler for an api endpoint
    Implement a patch handler for an api endpoint
    Implement a delete handler for an api endpoint
    Validate a restful entity using pytest to call its methods
    Build restful service and test its endpoint and methods

IN THIS COURSE

  • 1m 22s
  • 5m 51s
    After completing this video, you will be able to describe the best practices for creating RESTful services. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  RESTful Services Challenges
    4m 14s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to describe some of the challenges related to RESTful services. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  RESTful Services API Design
    8m 32s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to describe the art of identifying activities and breaking them into steps for designing RESTful APIs. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Extending RESTful Services
    4m 26s
    After completing this video, you will be able to describe some of the tools used to extend the features of RESTful APIs. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Sanitizing API Inputs
    10m 25s
    Find out how to sanitize data for APIs. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Implementing a GET handler
    8m 48s
    During this video, you will learn how to implement a GET handler for an API endpoint. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Implementing a POST handler
    7m 34s
    During this video, you will learn how to implement a POST handler for an API endpoint. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Implementing a PUT handler
    6m 16s
    Learn how to implement a PUT handler for an API endpoint. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Implementing a PATCH handler
    4m 56s
    Learn how to implement a PATCH handler for an API endpoint. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Implementing a DELETE handler
    4m 30s
    In this video, find out how to implement a delete handler for an API endpoint. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Testing a RESTful Service
    6m 55s
    In this video, learn how to validate a RESTful entity by calling its methods with Pytest. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Exercise: Build and Test a RESTful Service
    8m 22s
    In this video, learn how to build a RESTful service and test its endpoint and methods. FREE ACCESS

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