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Five Essential Tools for Building REST APIs

by Elton Stoneman

REST APIs are a great way to connect systems together. They are platform-independent and work on simple, well-established standards that are designed to support high performance, massive scale, and secure communication. This course presents a toolset for delivering better REST APIs that give clients what they need, run fast, scale well, and are easy to look after.

What you'll learn

REST provides the foundations for how your API will run, but it gives you a lot of freedom in how you design and build it. This course covers tools which make it easy to ensure your API implementation is high quality and does what the clients need it to do. We cover the full delivery lifecycle, from tools which support collaborative design, through testing, performance testing, and monitoring the health of your API when it's live.

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About the author

Elton is a 10-time Microsoft MVP, author, trainer and speaker. He spent most of his career as a consultant working in Microsoft technologies, architecting and delivering complex solutions for industry leaders. He has delivered APIs on Azure serving millions of clients daily, Big Data solutions processing billions of events weekly, and cutting-edge solutions powered by containers. Elton's experience with .NET goes from .NET 1.0 running on Windows Server, right up to .NET Core running on Linux. Wh... more

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