Advanced JS: Working with APIs

An API is a service that lets one website use data or functionality from another website, and most modern webpages rely on at least one API - like the Facebook API for social interaction, the Google Analytics API for tracking, or the DoubleClick API for ads. In this workshop, we'll talk about how JavaScript-based APIs actually work behind the scenes, and give you some hands-on experience in using them, plus introduce you to a wealth of APIs to enhance your websites.

This workshop will be taught by Liz Howard. Liz is a Teacher at Girl Develop It and a professional mentor and consultant. She's been coding for 9 years, and really loves to teach. If you're interested in helping out as a teaching assistant, please let us know.

Please install the following prior to the workshop:

  • A code editor. We recommend Notepad++ for Windows and SublimeText for Mac.
  • A modern browser. We recommend Google Chrome (best) or Mozilla Firefox with the Firebug plugin.

Prerequisite: Some familiarity with HTML and JavaScript, like via our workshops or elsewhere.

Thanks to our sponsor Citizen Space for the great location!

If you'd like to attend but cannot afford the cost, please request a GDI scholarship.

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  • Natalie Zhaoying H.

    Really helpful!

    February 19, 2013

  • Sukrutha B

    Sorry I can no longer make it

    February 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Personal probs :( Will try to make it to the next one.

    February 19, 2013

  • Sowjanya

    hi I wont be able to make it to this workshop. I wanted to attend this one for a long time. I hope it will be offered soon again. Can I transfer the credit I paid to use for another girl develop it workshop??

    February 19, 2013

  • kazue

    Hi I just cancelled my reservation for this workshop tonight. It looks like a refund isn't possible, but is it possible to use it for another meetup in the future? thanks!

    February 19, 2013

    • kazue

      Actually please ignore. Just found out that I can attend it tonight.

      February 19, 2013

  • Meaghan

    Unfortunately I can no longer make it. Please let me know if I need to do anything more than this to open my spot up to the waitlist. Thanks!

    February 19, 2013

  • Joanne D.

    Is this the same as the one at Yelp a few weeks back?

    January 27, 2013

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