Open Authorization, or OAuth, is a way for us to give apps limited access to our user data without having to give away our password. Developers know OAuth as a standard that apps (like Facebook) can use to give client applications (like Canva) secure delegated access.
When dealing with APIs, you may encounter something called an API key. They’re sort of like passwords which let APIs confirm your identity. Once an API knows you’re legitimate, you can get through and use the API’s full set of features. Example of an API key: 1f9ba190-c513-471b-a573-b8d008bb52fe Usually, the API key is a single token...
Some APIs are super simple and require no headers at all to use. But a lot of them do. Here, we explain what headers are using simple terms.
To effectively use an API, you have to be familiar with its endpoints. Here, we explain, in simple words, what those are and how to use them.
API parameters are a very basic API feature used in API calls. Here, we explain what they are using simple English.
API URL Paths are the bread-and-butter of API-aided work. But what exactly are they?
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