APIs are an essential component when developing software applications, and the industry offers many different types of APIs and API development tools. In this course, you‘ll learn how to work with a number of these API development tools to create and manage web servers, databases, and software development platforms, and to use for containerization.
You’ll begin by downloading and installing the Node.js web server, the Apache Tomcat web server, and the Windows IIS web server. You’ll then download and install the MySQL database server and the MongoDB database server. Next, you’ll download and install Visual Studio, Visual Code, Eclipse, and IntelliJ IDEA, all for web and API development. Lastly, you’ll download and install the Docker Desktop virtualization environment.