Anypoint Platform: API Design - UPDATED for Nov 2017 release

Anypoint Platform: API Design 3.9

Summary

This instructor-led course is for API designers, developers, and architects who want to get hands-on experience creating well-designed, modular API definitions using RAML 1.0 and Anypoint Platform. It includes a voucher code to take the MuleSoft Certified Developer - API Design Associate exam.

A downloadable datasheet for the course can be found here.

Duration

2 days in-person or online

2 Days

Objectives

  • Translate design requirements into API resources and methods
  • Use API Designer to create API definitions
  • Use RAML to define API resources, methods, parameters, and responses
  • Document and test APIs
  • Minimize repetition in API definitions using resource types and traits
  • Model data in APIs using data types
  • Modularize APIs using libraries, overlays, and extensions
  • Specify API security schemes

Prerequisites

There are no course prerequisites.

Setup Requirements

  • A computer with:
    • A minimum screen resolution of 1024x768
    • The latest version of Firefox or Chrome or Internet Explorer 10 or newer
  • Unrestricted internet access to port 80 (with > 5Mbps download and > 2Mbps upload)
  • An Anypoint Platform account

A detailed setup document can be found here.

Additional Notes

2 days in-person or online

Outline


PART 1: Designing APIs

  • Describe the common web API formats including SOAP, RPC, and REST
  • Describe REST API architecture
  • List the rules for retaining REST principles in APIs
  • Describe design-first approach for REST APIs
  • Identify different categories and actions for a REST API
  • Convert categories to resources
  • Select HTTP methods to support the actions on the categories
  • Describe the API development lifecycle
  • Explain MuleSoft's API-led connectivity approach
  • Navigate Anypoint Platform
  • Describe the API design lifecycle with Anypoint Platform

PART 2: Defining APIs with the RESTful API Modeling Language (RAML)

  • Use RAML 1.0 to create API definitions
  • Define resources and methods in RAML API definitions
  • Specify URI parameters for necessary resource methods
  • Describe response structure in HTTP methods
  • Use status codes in HTTP responses
  • Add error handling and caching information to HTTP responses
  • Select and specify the types of content returned in HTTP responses
  • Add documentation and description nodes to RAML definitions
  • Use the mocking service to create API endpoints
  • Use the API Console to test API endpoints
  • Create API Portals for learning about and testing APIs
  • Customize API Portals with themes
  • Publish API definitions to the Anypoint Exchange for discovery
  • Gather feedback from API consumers
  • Create datatypes and their properties for resources
  • Create examples for datatypes
  • Include datatypes and examples in resource methods
  • Create scenarios in API Notebook to manipulate data using datatypes and examples
  • Create and reference resource types patterns for reusability
  • Use traits to modularize methods
  • Use libraries for greater API composability
  • Use overlays to internationalize resources
  • Use extensions to promote portability to test APIs in multiple environments
  • Define API security requirements
  • Use security schemes to apply resource and method level policies
  • Define custom security schemes for APIs
  • Apply an OAuth2.0 external provider policy to resource methods
  • Describe hypermedia
  • Simplify API discoverability using hypermedia
  • Use hypermedia to enhance API responses
  • Modify API definitions to generate state-specific client responses in resource methods
  • Explain when and when not to version APIs
  • Describe the methods for versioning APIs
  • Document changes in new API versions using shared API Portals
  • Deprecate older versions of APIs

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