Welcome to THE resource for learning about using REST APIs. Whether you’re a new dev who’s just getting started, or a more experienced dev who’s ready to take your skills to the next level — you’re in the right place! API Newbies provides practical, no-nonsense guidance to help you use APIs efficiently and make integrating apps a breeze:
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Working with an API for the first time ever or the first time in a while? Skip the hassle of tracking down developer resources! Use an API Cheat Sheet for instant access to the Dev Center, Dev Account, API Docs, SDKs, code samples, tools, support, and more.
Advanced topics, courses, & more
Want to learn about advanced topics like OAuth, webhooks, or rate limiting & exponential backoff? Looking for a course that’ll help you hit the ground running with a specific API? Content development is underway for these things and more!
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Software development languages come and go, but APIs are here to stay. Do your future self a favor by mastering the fundamentals of REST APIs and learning about the tools, best practices, and support resources that’ll have you using APIs like a pro.