API Overview (e) - H5v
- Course Length:
- 1 hour of eLearning
NOTE: While you can purchase this course on any device, currently you can only run the course on your desktop or laptop.
Mobile Communication Service Providers (CSPs) are on the cusp of a multitude of network and business transformation choices. A good conceptual understanding of the new networking and CSP business paradigms is essential for professionals in the communication industry. This course provides a high level view of the impact and benefits of Application Programing Interfaces, the vision and opportunities created by future CSP networks, as well as their role in supporting communication across a transformed network.
The course is intended for all that are interested in understanding what APIs are and how they will enable the transformation of the CSP network over the next few years.
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
• Outline the concept of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
• Describe how to leverage APIs as part of the Network Transformation
• Identify three possible examples of APIs
1. What is an API?
1.1. API defined
1.2. What is an API?
2. Why APIs?
2.1. Benefits of APIs
2.2. Requirements of APIs
3. Using APIs
3.1. API In action: End-to-end view of API
4. API Process
4.1. Simplified API process
5. Technology Behind APIs
5.1. RESTful APIs
6. APIs and Network Transformation
6.1. APIs and network transformation
6.2. Example: OpenStack APIs for VM Instantiation
6.3. Example: APIs in Software-Defined Networking
7. API Examples
7.1. Data center example
7.2. Wireless network example
7.3. What is an API platform?
8. End of Course Assessment
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