WD514G - Create, Secure, and Publish APIs with IBM API Connect v2018

This course is also available as self-paced virtual (e-learning) course Create, Secure, and Publish APIs with IBM API Connect v2018 (ZD514G). This option does not require any travel.

This course teaches you how to create, publish, and secure APIs with IBM API Connect V2018. You build Node.js API applications with the LoopBack framework. You define API interfaces according to the OpenAPI specification. You assemble message processing policies and define client authorization schemes, such as OAuth 2.0, in the API definition. You publish APIs and make them available on a secure gateway and on the Developer Portal.

Duration: 4.0 days

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After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Create APIs in API Connect
  • Implement APIs with the LoopBack Node.js framework
  • Create message processing policies that transform API requests and responses
  • Authorize


1. IBM API Connect V2018 overview

  • Exercise: Review the API Connect development and runtime environment

2. API Connect development platform

3. Creating an API definition

  • Exercise: Create an API definition from an existing API

4. Defining APIs that call REST and SOAP services

  • Exercise: Define an API that calls an existing SOAP service

5. Implementing APIs with the LoopBack framework

  • Exercise: Create a LoopBack application

6. LoopBack models, properties, and relationships

7. Defining data sources with connectors

  • Exercise: Define LoopBack data sources

8. Implementing remote methods and event hooks

  • Exercise: Implement event-driven functions with remote and operation hooks

9. Assembling message processing policies

  • Exercise: Assemble message processing policies

10. Declaring client authorization requirements

11. Creating an OAuth 2.0 provider

  • Exercise: Declare an OAuth 2.0 provider and security requirement

12. Deploying an API to a Docker container

  • Exercise: Deploy an API implementation to a container runtime environment

13. Publishing and managing products and APIs

  • Exercise: Define and publish an API product

14. Subscribing and testing APIs

  • Exercise: Subscribe and test APIs


This course is designed for API developers: software developers who define and implement API operations.


Before taking this course, you should successfully complete course VY102G, Developing REST APIs with Node.js for IBM Bluemix (no longer available).



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