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API introduction use JavaScript AJAX JSON Social Connections

Learn how to integrate APIs into your web content Twitter API Google Maps Facebook API JSON AJAX developer guide

Description

APIs are an extremely powerful way to access content and interact with severs across the internet. Within this course we show you how to use simple JavaScript and connect to popular web 2.0 APIs like Twitter, Google Maps, and Facebook. We show you how AJAX works and how to use JSON to transfer and output data onto your webpage. We use HTML and CSS to setup the webpage, and JavaScript to pull data onto the page. AJAX and how to connect and output file information into HTML using JavaScript. JSON - as a data source, how to check JSON and parse it using JavaScript. Google Maps - is done using JavaScript, we show you how to add interactive maps, set markers and more. Basic JavaScript knowledge is used but not required. Twitter Developer API - We introduce you to the Twitter Developer console, how to create applications and widgets. We show several ways to place Twitter data on your site, including Twitter Widgets, JavaScript only format for search, timelines and user info. Twitter REST API, to pull user feed, search twitter for hashtags, post tweets and more. PHP is used in this lecture but PHP knowledge is not necessary, the source code can be copied and updated with your own keys to access the API. If you want to learn how to access Twitter and create applications that interact with Twitter this course will teach you how. Facebook - Using the JavaScript SDK, we show you how to login, access the Facebook API and pull back data. Authorizing your applications with Facebook authorization.
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Curriculum

  • Introduction to web APIs
    Introduction to course and what you will learn
    2:19
    Introduction to APIs
    2:51
    Web APIs resources
    5:06
    JavaScript web APIs
    4:05
  • AJAX and how to make requests
    XMLHttpRequest requests
    9:16
    JavaScript API AJAX requests
    4:45
    JavaScript API access options
    3:57
    API source code
  • JSON how to read JavaScript Object notation data
    JavaScript API JSON
    5:37
    JavaScript API JSON as object data
    3:19
    source JSON
    JavaScript API AJAX URI data source connection
    4:34
    JavaScript API AJAX for each loop return object data
    2:03
    AJAX JSON sourcecode
  • Working with Web APIs Google Map APIs
    JavaScript API working with Google Map API
    2:59
    JavaScript API working with Google Map
    2:59
    JavaScript API Google Map Properties
    3:54
    JavaScript API add marker
    2:38
    JavaScript API Google Map Event Listener
    2:43
    Google Map Source Code
  • API to Twitter data
    JavaScript API twitter Widget API introduction
    4:45
    Twitter JavaScript API JavaScript Only option
    3:58
    Twitter API resources
    Twitter Setting up Feed JavaScript API
    9:04
    Twitter API PHP code explanation
    5:05
    PHP Twitter API setup
    Query on a hashtag Twitter API
    4:14
    Twitter API posting tweets via REST AP
    6:03
    Project Source Files
  • Facebook API Access
    Basic Facebook API setup
    5:05
    Facebook Resource Guide
    Facebook Social Plugins
    2:31
    JavaScript Facebook API login
    3:21
    JavaScript SDK Facebook login process
    6:06
    Simple Facebook Login Sourcecode
    Web APIs and Course Resources

Skills

  • Application-Program Interface (API)
  • JSON
  • Web Development
  • AJAX

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