Use Postman to Test Your PHP REST API, Part 2 - #28
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Last week we started creating a real REST API using PHP. This week, I am going to create the CRUD (create, read, update, delete) operations for the API. Instead of creating an admin, we will be using Postman to manage our API and test the functionality and responses.
Postman is a free application you can download and test APIs quickly and efficiently. You can install it on your computer and run your local as well as public APIs to see results and access.
Using Postman, we will test the operations of the API to ensure they work before we build out the front end code.
02:08 Adding a PDO Database Class
08:18 Creating REST API Structure
09:57 Creating Our Pages Class
12:10 Create Read and Single Functions
16:40 Creating Our API Pages
26:34 Testing Our First Response
24:05 Upcoming: CRUD REST API Functions with Postman
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