Build an API from scratch with Python, Django, SQLite 3
API stands for Application Programming Interface.
An API is a software intermediary that allows two applications to talk to each other. In other words, an API is the messenger that delivers your request to the provider that you're requesting it from and then delivers the response back to you.
When we are building APIs, we want our models to provide four basic types of functionality. The model must be able to Create, Read, Update,and Delete resources.
In this course, we are going to build an API using the following technology:
Django Rest Framework
What You Will Learn :
How to Create and activate a virtual environment
How to install Django
How to install Django REST Framework
How to Create a new Django Project
How to Create a new Django App
How to register applications with Django
How to create and run Migrations
How to Create a Django Model
How to define Data Models and migrate it to MySQL
How to Create and apply a new migration
How to Create a serializer class
How to Create views
How to Map views to URLs
How to Create Model Objects
How to test API with CRUD Operations
How to use Django Rest Framework to process HTTP requests
How to create CRUD operations interacting with API using Postman