Microsoft Azure API Management Essentials

by Vishwas Lele

This course demonstrates how to use Microsoft Azure API Management to quickly and securely enable APIs for mobile development and for internal and external use.

What you'll learn

Increasingly Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are being referred to as the engines of growth and are fundamentally changing the way organizations do business.

In this course, Microsoft Azure API Management Essentials, you'll learn about using Azure API Management service to ensure that your current and future APIs can reach the fullest potential.

First, you'll learn why you should use API Management, and how to manage your API with Azure API Management.
Next, you'll learn how to protect your API with rate limits and how to add caching to improve API performance.
Then, you'll learn about policies in API Management and C# based Policy Expressions.
Finally, you'll learn about security in API Management.

By the end of this course, you'll have a solid understanding of Azure API Management, its key capabilities, and how to host and secure your API (internal and external).

Course FAQ

What is Azure API Management?

Azure API Management provides a scalable, multi-cloud API management platform for securing, publishing, and analyzing APIs.

What is the use of Azure API Management?

The main use of Azure APIM is to have one central interface to create and manage APIs for applications and services. API Management can allow you to monitor API health, catch errors on each API, and much more.

What will I learn in this course?

This Azure API Management tutorial will teach you

  • What is APIM and why use it
  • Creating an API manually
  • How to protect your API with rate limits
  • How to add caching to improve API performance
  • Policies in API Management (statements, expressions, configuration)
  • Security in API Management
  • Much more
Who is this course for?

Anyone who wants to learn Microsoft Azure API Management. If you want to learn how to quickly and securely enable APIs for mobile development and for internal & external use, then this course is for you.

Are there prerequisites to this course?

Nope! This course is intended for beginners, so just come ready to learn the essentials of Azure API Management.

About the author

Vishwas has been working with Windows Azure for the last four years. As part of his role as CTO of Applied Information Sciences, he has worked on several Azure related projects.

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