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Vitamin 6: APIs and Postman


In this vitamin, you will learn what an API looks like and how to use them using the industry-standard tool Postman.

Learning Objectives

  • What is an API?
  • How do you use an API?
  • What does an API

Question 0: Postman Lesson

Click this link to sign up for the Postman Student Program. Use your email. If you do not use the exact link above and your email, we will not be able to verify that you completed the program.

After you sign up, you will recieve a link to Postman academy. Complete the Postman API Fundamentals Student Expert lesson. You may have to fill out the sign up form once more.


Once you complete the course you will receive a badge that you can access at a URL that looks like

Create a file called badge.txt and paste the URL into that file. Upload this file to Gradescope. The autograder will verify that the badge was completed and belongs to your email.