Let's build a basic API

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We will be building a basic API. For this exercise you will need to do some prep before the meeting. We are going to prepare the setup steps for Ruby, Python, and potentially Node.js. If you are interested in a language outside of those let us know and we can try to accommodate.

You can find the Ruby starting steps and basic app here: https://github.com/CodeBytes-PDX/rest-api-challenge/blob/master/ruby/setup.md

The Python starting steps are here: https://github.com/CodeBytes-PDX/rest-api-challenge/blob/master/python/setup.md

For now here are some resources to look through:

Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Representational_state_transfer

Ruby: http://apionrails.icalialabs.com/book/frontmatter

Node.js: https://medium.freecodecamp.com/building-a-simple-node-js-api-in-under-30-minutes-a07ea9e390d2

Python: Looking for a good resource, comment if you have one!

As we have the setup materials available I will add links here.