Build REST Api using Python, Flask and Postman

person icon Pranjal Srivastava

Build REST Api using Python, Flask and Postman

Learn the fundamentals of API and build REST API using Flask, Flask Sqlalchemy and Postman.

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

language icon Language - English

person icon Pranjal Srivastava

architecture icon Python,REST API,Microservices,Development


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Course Description

Software is everywhere. We interact with it in our daily life activities knowingly or unknowingly. Each time when you use an app like Instagram, send an instant message, or check the stock prices on your phone, you're using an API. The world still needs more software to make our life easier. But creating great software is hard for everyone and yet developers need to master more than one skill. 

This problem can be solved by API (Application Program Interface). It is a software-to-software interface that enables two applications to exchange data among each other. Just like any buttons on the remote does have a unique function. It is true almost all applications using API to interact with each other.

Understanding how the API works to deploying API is the objective of this course. In this course you will learn fundamentals of the API like http requests, endpoints, routes, CRUD operations and much more in pragmatic style.

In this course you will learn how to create a simple API for different HTTP methods like get, post, put, patch and delete. Also learn how to efficiently store data to the database using flask SQL alchemy.

To test API's, you will also learn to use Postman. Postman is an API client that makes it easy for developers like you to create, share, test and document APIs.


What will you learn in this course:

  • Learn the fundamental concepts of microservices and API
  • Learn how to build rest API using flask, sqlalchemy. marshmallow and postman
  • Learn to test API using Postman
  • Learn to perform CRUD operations: Create, Read, Update and Delete
  • Learn to build different HTTP methods- Get, Post, Put, Patch and Delete
  • Learn to build a web app using Python flask
  • Learn multiple concepts like routes, endpoints, http verbs, status code and much more


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • Basic understanding of python
  • Any Python IDE installed

Build REST Api using Python, Flask and Postman


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

Introduction to API
3 Lectures
  • play icon Introduction 00:57 00:57
  • play icon What is API? How it works? 01:24 01:24
  • play icon HTTP Methods/ Verbs 01:21 01:21
Build simple API using flask and request
12 Lectures
Integrate SQL using Flask Sqlalchemy and Marshmallow
5 Lectures

Instructor Details

Pranjal Srivastava

Pranjal Srivastava

SME of AWS & IBM Cloud

I am an Instructor, Devops engineer, machine learning enthusiast, cloud expert and passionate developer.

I have authored 60+ courses on wide array of technologies like containerization, machine learning, Linux, programming languages and cloud computing platforms like Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Service and IBM Cloud.

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