Play by Play: Understanding API Functionality Through Swagger

by John Papa and Shayne Boyer

Learn how to create better APIs through self-documenting help pages, test harnesses, and more using Swagger with ASP.NET Core. The materials for this course are available at: https://github.com/spboyer/superhero-api.

What you'll learn

Play by play is a series in which top technologists work on a solution in real time, unscripted and unrehearsed. In this course, John Papa and Shayne Boyer dive into the best practices writing great APIs, and how Swagger helps you add functionality to improve your APIs. You'll learn how to setup Swagger and customize it to enable an API to be self-documenting. By the end of this course, you'll be ready to effectively use Swagger to extend the functionality of your APIs. The materials for this course are available at: https://github.com/spboyer/superhero-api.

About the author

John Papa is a Principal Developer Advocate with Microsoft and an alumni of the Google Developer Expert, Microsoft Regional Director, and MVP programs.

Shayne Boyer is a Solutions Architect with over 15 years experience working with Microsoft based solutions. He is an ASP.NET MVP, INETA community speaker, and Telerik Developer Expert.

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