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Create REST API Documentation with Swagger UI using PHP, Part 4 - #31

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Published: September 07, 2020

Estimated Reading Time
2 minutes
Video Duration
23:23 minutes

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In the last video, we installed Swagger to our API. This video, we will start building out the comments that will create the dynamic documentation the showcase the REST API usage.

This documentation is user-friendly and interactive so your developers can work directly with the API based on the needs of your code. This tutorial will give over the usage of OpenAPI GET, PUT, POST, and DELETE so you can label and use your API documentation correctly.

0:00 Intro

02:12 Adding OpenAPI variables for POST

05:00 Adding Form Data Requests to POST

09:25 Adding Multiple Form Data Requests to One Route

09:25 Adding Multiple JSON Data Requests to PUT

12:40 Adding Examples to Help Users

16:40 Switching from POST to PUT

18:49 Adding OpenAPI variables for DELETE

20:13 Other Things You Can Do With Swagger

Applications Used

Visual Studio Code v1.43:

WAMP v3.2.0:

Swagger UI:

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