RESOURCE: Getting Started with APIs

In a post for ACRL TechConnect, Lauren Magnuson (Trine University) writes a primer on getting started with APIs, including an overview of basic terminology, authentication, and methods for working with APIs.

Magnuson also provides a case study using the Twitter API, which can be used for creating bots, automating tweets, and connecting Twitter with other services.

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