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Manage Full API Lifecycle With This One Tool

API lifecycle struggles with fractured tools and workflows. RapidAPI Studio fixes this by offering the only tool you need for complete API Lifecycle Management.

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Put API Development at Ease With RapidAPI Client for VS Code

RapidAPI VS Code extension brings a full-featured HTTP Client to your VS Code. Let’s discuss its features that help you build, consume, and test APIs.

A deep dive into RapidAPI Client for VS Code

RapidAPI VS Code extension brings a fully functional HTTP Client to your VSCode. In this piece, let’s take a critical look at this extension.

22 Developer Problems Solved by RapidAPI in 2022

API development is broken and chaotic. But you can improve API Development by using the right API Dev Tools. Let’s see how RapidAPI solves 22 API Developer problems in 2022.

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Auto generate interfaces from API response using RapidAPI VS Code Client

Interfaces help developers enforce type checks on the data received in the API response. Consequently, the code quality and readability are also improved. However, instead of creating them manually, you can use the RapidAPI VS Code Extension to generate them automatically.

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API development in TypeScript using RapidAPI VS Code Client

TypeScript is the superset of JavaScript that offers type-checking to avoid issues related to types. The RapidAPI VS Code extension allows you to test and call APIs in TypeScript easily without leaving VS Code.

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Replace API clients with the RapidAPI Extension for VS Code

While testing APIs, we often have to leave VS Code and head over to other API Clients. This jumping between projects wastes time and productivity. With the new RapidAPI Extension, you can test APIs quickly without leaving VS Code.

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What Is API Lifecycle – How Can RapidAPI Help?

APIs have become fundamental to every software organization. API lifecycle gives directions for managing an API from when it is created to when it is retired.

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Five Key API Trends To Watch Out In 2022

The API industry is continuously changing, and here are some key API trends emerging in 2022.

Ten Interesting Web App Ideas That Use APIs

APIs are a fundamental part of the web, and there are countless APIs providing access to all kinds of data for web applications. This guide will cover some interesting Web projects for your portfolio that use APIs, and every project includes a demo and a how-to guide.

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How To Set Request Headers Using Axios?

HTTP headers allow clients and servers to talk to each other and pass extra bits of information or instructions. Let’s see how to set them using Axios.

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4 Things You Need To Do For Calling GraphQL APIs

The process of consuming GraphQL APIs is different from other types of APIs, such as REST. Here are four things you need to specify while calling a GraphQL API.

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How to get Longitude and Latitude from an Address?

Geocoding involves converting any given address into latitude and longitude coordinates. Let’s see how we can do this using an API from RapidAPI Hub.

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How to publish a GraphQL API on RapidAPI Hub?

RapidAPI Hub is home to over 3 million developers. This piece will guide you through the process of publishing a GraphQL API on RapidAPI Hub.

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How to consume GraphQL APIs in React using URQL?

Today, more and more applications are using GraphQL APIs. There are multiple ways to consume them in React, and URQL is one of them.

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What is an API Marketplace?

API marketplaces offer a medium where API developers can add their APIs for monetization, and other developers can easily find and consume these APIs.

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Examples of APIs We Utilize in Our Daily Lives

Today, APIs have become fundamental to applications. Whether we know it or not, we utilize APIs daily in our lives, and this guide will cover some of them.

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What is an API Endpoint?

An API provides different points of access for different resources called API endpoints. They are used to send requests and receive data from the API.

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Best Practices for REST API Security

With the rise of APIs, API security demands more focus than ever. Let’s discuss some practices that can help secure REST APIs.

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Top Five Real Estate (MLS) APIs

Today, there are countless APIs that provide access to all kinds of data for web applications. This guide will cover the best real state and mortgage listing APIs.

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How to call APIs using TypeScript?

TypeScript is the superset of JavaScript that offers type-checking to avoid issues related to types. This guide describes how to make type-safe calls to APIs using TypeScript.

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What is an API Call?

APIs (Application Programming Interface) connect applications and let them interact. API calls provide the medium for this interaction. Let’s see how they work.

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What is CORS Proxy? Three APIs that Offer CORS Features

Have you ever requested data from some API but instead got an error like Cross-Origin Request Blocked? CORS Proxy allows us to bypass these errors.

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What are the Different Types of APIs?

APIs are the backbone of software applications today. They connect applications of diverse architectures and help them communicate in order to perform CRUD operations. Let’s take a look at the different types of APIs.

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Interactive Guide to SSR for Fetching APIs in Next.js

Next.js provides Server Side Rendering (SSR) as a way of data fetching. Let’s see how we can fetch data from APIs using SSR.

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Axios vs. Fetch: What to use for Making HTTP Requests?

Getting data from APIs is a fundamental operation of any web application. Both Fetch and Axios are widely used for making HTTP requests to APIs. Let’s see how they differ and how we can use them.

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How to handle API Errors Using Axios?

In the course of fetching APIs, if the API request doesn’t go as planned, we may encounter errors. Let’s see how to manage these errors using Axios.

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Ten Interesting Web App Ideas with APIs for your Side Projects

APIs are a fundamental part of the web, and there are countless APIs providing access to all kinds of data for web applications. This guide will cover some interesting web projects for your portfolio that use APIs, and every project includes a demo and a how-to guide.

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How to handle API Errors Using Response Helpers in Next.js?

In the course of Fetching APIs in Next.js, we may encounter an error if the API request doesn’t go as planned. Let’s see how to manage these errors using Next’s Response Helpers.

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Ten Awesome Free APIs For Your Projects

APIs are a fundamental part of the web, and there are countless APIs providing access to all kinds of data for web applications. This guide will cover some awesome Free APIs for your projects.

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Interactive Guide to ISR for Fetching APIs in Next.js

Next.js provides Incremental Static Regeneration (ISR) as a way of data fetching. Let’s see how we can fetch data from APIs using ISR.

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What is Depth Limiting in APIs?

Rate limiting is a way to limit the requests coming to an API. GraphQL APIs have another way of restricting requests called depth limiting. This method resists queries based on their depth.

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How to Build a Book Search App in Next.js using an API?

In this guide, we will create a book search application with React and Next.js. It will fetch details of a given book using a books API from RapidAPI Hub.

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How To Build A Random Color Palette Generator With An API?

Random color palettes provide inspiration if you are looking for colors for your projects. Let’s build a random color palette application using an API.

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How to fetch data from APIs using React Query?

React Query is a library that provides a set of React hooks for data fetching. It makes data fetching easier with features like caching, re-fetching, revalidation, etc. This guide will demonstrate how to use it.

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Five APIs To Get Random Data For Your Project Demos

When building projects, we often require some random demo data to test our applications. This guide will cover some APIs we can use for getting random demo data.

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What Are HTTP Interceptors and How To Set Them Using Axios?

HTTP Interceptors allow us to check or modify all the incoming or outgoing HTTP requests in our application. We can use them if we want to apply something like an authorization header to all the requests. Let’s see how to set HTTP interceptors for API requests using Axios.

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How to create an API Documentation Site using Nextra

Documentation allows users to understand and connect with your API smoothly, but it is only effective when users can easily access your documentation. Let’s see how we can create a separate site for API documentation using Nextra in no time.

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How to Define GraphQL Queries and Mutations?

GraphQL schema is the blueprint of a GraphQl API and describes the form of the data returned by the API. Let’s see how to define queries and mutations.

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HTTP Cookies, Their Purpose, And Their Types

HTTP Cookies play a fundamental role on the Web. They are small pieces of data that are sent by a server and stored in the client’s device. In this piece, let’s look at their types and why they are important.

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Best Practices for GraphQL API Security

GraphQL APIs are a tad different from conventional REST APIs, so let’s discuss some practices specifically for GraphQL APIs.

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How to Build an NFT Explorer App in Next.js using an API?

There are many APIs on RapidAPI Hub that make Web 3.0 more accessible. Let’s use one of these APIs to build an NFT explorer application in Next.js.

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How to Manage API Calls in React Applications?

React is the most popular front-end JavaScript library. This guide will describe the different ways you can use to manage API calls in your React applications.

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Interactive Explanation of API Idempotency

Idempotency in API requests is often a confusing concept. Idempotent requests allow you to make multiple requests to the same endpoint and get the same response. This guide will help you understand the basics of idempotency.

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Interactive Guide to GraphQL Unions and Interfaces

GraphQL Unions and Interfaces are abstract types that allow a field to have multiple object types. Let’s learn more about them.

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How to Consume GraphQL APIs in Vue?

Vue.js is built on top of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and provides a declarative and component-based programming model. In this piece, we will look at how you can consume GraphQL APIs in Vue.js applications.

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GraphQL Schema and its Types

GraphQL schema is the blueprint of a GraphQl API and describes the form of the data returned by the API. Let’s take a look at its type system with examples.

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Best Practices for Securing API Keys

API keys are encrypted strings that allow APIs to authenticate applications. This guide will highlight some good practices of using API keys keeping security in mind.

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How to fetch data from APIs using SWR Hooks in React?

SWR is a lightweight hooks library for data fetching. It allows you to utilize APIs in your React applications with features like built-in caching, TypeScript support, and revalidation. This guide will demonstrate how to use them.

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How to Build a Hashtag Generator App in Next.js using an API?

The Hashtagy API on RapidAPI Hub provides the best performing hashtags for a given keyword. Let’s build a Hashtag Generator application in Next.js using this API.

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How to Build a Text Summarizer App in Next.js using an API?

Sometimes, too long text can cause information overload, and we may want to summarize it into a concise, easy-to-digest piece. Using a Text Summarization API, let’s build an application around this use case in Next.js.

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Interactive Guide to the Best Practices for API Parameters

Both API designers and consumers need to know the dos and don’ts of the API request parameters. This guide will highlight some best practices that can help.

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How to Build a Spam Checker App in Next.js using an API?

The Spam Check API on RapidAPI Hub allows us to check any text content for spam. You can use it before sending emails to make sure they dont land in the spam folder. In this guide, we will build a Spam Checker application in Next.js using this API.

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How to Get a Visitor’s IP and Location Using an API?

Many applications like weather, maps, networking, and social media apps need to get their visitors’ IP addresses and location data to function. These applications rely on IP and Geolocation APIs to do so, and this guide will show how you can use them in your projects.

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How to Call APIs in Angular?

APIs are a fundamental part of the web, and there are many awesome APIs waiting to be utilized. This guide will demonstrate how you can consume APIs in an Angular application.

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Interactive Guide to GraphQL Fragments

GraphQL queries enable declarative data fetching but may become complicated when you want to interact with many fields. GraphQL fragments solve this problem by allowing you to reuse parts of a query. This interactive guide will explain how they work.

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How to Schedule API Calls using setTimeout()?

During web development, we often need to schedule API requests and send them after a specified period of time. This guide will describe how we schedule API calls using the JavaScript setTimeout() mehtod.

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Ten More Interesting Web App Ideas That Use APIs

APIs are a fundamental part of the web, and there are countless APIs providing access to all kinds of data for web applications. This guide will cover some interesting Web projects for your portfolio that use APIs, and every project includes a demo and a how-to guide.

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Interactive guide to API Request Parameters

Parameters carry the information required by the API to process requests. There are different kinds of API parameters, and this guide will explain their differences.

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How to send API requests with intervals using setInterval()?

During web development, we often need to send repeated API requests with intervals. It can be done to fetch updated data, show changes without having to reload, etc. This guide will describe how we can call APIs with intervals.

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How to Call APIs in Svelte using Axios?

There are different ways you can use to call APIs in Svelte. This guide will demonstrate how to use Axios to consume APIs in a Svelte application.

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How to Build a Lyrics App in Next.js using an API?

There are a lot of APIs on RapidAPI Hub that provide lyrics to the tracks you are looking for. You can use them for a fun personal project or a music application. This guide will demonstrate how to build a Next.js application using one of these APIs.

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How to Call APIs in Go?

APIs are a fundamental part of the web, and there are many awesome APIs waiting to be utilized. This guide will demonstrate how you can consume APIs in the Go programming language.

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How to use the Fetch API with async/await

Fetch API is a Web API that uses promises to make network requests over the HTTP/1.1 protocol. This guide will demonstrate how to handle these promises through async/await.

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How to Cache GraphQL APIs on the Client-side?

Client-side caching helps reduce unnecessary and redundant requests to the APIs. This guide will demonstrate how to cache a GraphQL API in React using Apollo.

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How to make multiple API requests in parallel?

If a function makes multiple API requests, you can send these API requests concurrently instead of sending them one by one. This guide will demonstrate how you can make parallel API requests.

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Five More APIs That Add Security Capabilities To Your Application

API is a channel that applications utilize to talk with each other. You put some information at one end, the API takes that information and gets back with a result. This guide will focus on those APIs that provide security-related features.

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Top 5 API Documentation Tools

Documentation allows users to understand and connect with your API smoothly, ensuring a good developer experience. Here are some tools that help developers create and maintain API documentation.

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Automate API Testing with RapidAPI Testing GitHub Action

API development and testing go side by side. The RapidAPI GitHub Action allows you to automate API testing, ensuring high test coverage and easy maintenance.

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How to Consume GraphQL APIs in Svelte?

Svelte is one of the fastest-growing JavaScript frameworks and has captured the attention of many developers. If you want to build a Svelte application, this guide will demonstrate how to consume GraphQL APIs.

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How to Call APIs in Svelte?

Svelte is an open-source compiler that runs at build time and generates minimal and optimized JavaScript code. It competes with other JavaScript frameworks like React, Angular, and Vue. This guide will demonstrate how you can consume APIs in a Svelte application.

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Best Practices of API Authentication

With the rise of APIs, API security demands more focus than ever. Authentication determines the client’s identity who is sending the request and ensures that your API is properly secured. This guide will highlight some good practices of API Authentication.

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Introduction to GraphQL Subscriptions

GraphQL Subscriptions provide a way to fetch data from the server in real-time. A subscription is a continuously living request that pushes data to the client whenever a specific event happens.

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Best Practices for Creating Good API Errors

What happens when a request to your API fails? An error response is displayed; it is the only way for the developers to see what went wrong.

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How to build a Screenshot App using an API?

Screenshot APIs from RapidAPI Hub allow you to take automated, high quality and full page screenshots of a target website. This guide will demonstrate how to create our own Screenshot App using an API.

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Interactive Guide To Notifications API

If a web app needs to send notifications to the user at the system level, the Notifications API is used. The API uses the browser to display notifications outside the page.

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How to consume GraphQL APIs in React using Apollo

Today, more and more applications are using GraphQL APIs. If you are using React, you can choose from multiple ways to consume a GraphQL API, and Apollo is one of them.

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General Techniques of API Caching

APIs can cache their response, and this cache can be used to fetch the same response later. When implemented correctly, API caching offers a great level of efficiency.

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API Schemas and their Types

An API Schema defines how the data is structured in the API implementation. This information is useful for the developers to interact with an API and its endpoints.

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How to build a Real Estate App using Realty API?

Realty API from RapidAPI Hub offers an extensive set of details about the real estate properties in the USA. This guide will demonstrate how to create our own Real Estate App using the API.

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Interactive Guide To Cache API

The Cache API offers an interface for storing and retrievng network requests and responses.

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How To Build A Carbon Footprint App Using An API?

In this guide, we will build a Carbon Footprint App that will use an API from RapidAPI Hub to calculate the carbon footprint of travel.

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How to use an API in Google Sheets?

Here is how you can supercharge your Google Sheets by calling APIs and embedding their responses within the sheets.

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How to build a Food Recipe App using Next.js and Spoonacular API?

The Spoonacular API on RapidAPI Hub allows users to access thousands of recipes and food-related information. This guide will demonstrate how you can build an app using this API.

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Interactive Guide To Canvas API

Browsers give us several ways to display graphics, like styling the elements. But when it comes to drawing graphics such as two lines, the Canvas API is used, which allows you to draw graphics using JavaScript programmatically.

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Perform Sentiment Analysis on Tweets using Pipedream and RapidAPI

Pipedream is a serverless platform to connect APIs, and its combination with RapidAPI offers endless opportunities.

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Best Practices for Naming API Endpoints

How you name the API endpoints plays a major role because developers interact with your APIs through these endpoints.

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How to build a Streaming Availability App using Next.js?

The content offered by streaming services varies from region to region. Sometimes it gets frustrating when the content you are looking for is not available at your streaming platform. Let’s build an app that will show the availability of movies or TV shows across streaming services.

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Asynchronous vs Synchronous APIs

Asynchronous APIs provide a new solution to data fetching which is different from traditional Synchronous APIs.

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How to Document your API using RapidAPI Hub?

Well constructed documentation ensures a good developer experience, which is critical for increasing the adoption of your API. RapidAPI Hub provides features that help you a lot during documentation. Read this guide to learn more about them.

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Best Practices for Creating API Documentation

Documentation allows developers to connect with your API easily and ensures a good developer experience. Here are some best practices you can apply while documenting APIs.

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How to Improve the Developer Experience of your API?

Learn why Developer Experience plays a significant role in API growth and what strategies you can employ to improve it.

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How to build a Domain App using a WHOIS API and Next.js?

In this guide, we will be building a web application that will allow users to look up web domains and check their availability using an API from RapidAPI Hub.

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How to display loading state during API Calls in React?

Loading states ensure a better user experience during data fetching from APIs. Let’s see how we display a loading indicator in React.

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Types of Rest API Parameters

There are several types of parameters found in REST APIs. While building a REST API, you need to decide which parameter suits the endpoint.

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How to implement Rate Limiting to your API on RapidAPI Hub?

Rate Limiting is the process through which you limit the number of requests coming to your API in a certain amount of time. This guide will show how RapidAPI Hub allows you to implement rate limits quickly.

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API Documentation and its Must-Haves

Documentation allows users to understand and connect with your API smoothly, ensuring a good developer experience. Here are some elements that must be covered in an API’s documentation.

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How to build a Trademark App using Next.js and USPTO Trademark API?

Today, we will be building a web application that will allow users to look up trademarks and check the availability of a trademark keyword.

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Top APIs for Web Scraping

Web Scraping is an automated way of extracting data from a website. These are the best APIs you can use for Web Scraping.

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Top APIs for getting the Latest Global News

If you are creating a news-related application, or want to display news in your existing app, then these are the best news APIs for you.

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Top Cryptocurrency APIs for Trading, Exchange and Market Information

Cryptocurrency APIs provide crypto-related information such as market tracking, conversions, wallets, and transactions. Here are the best crypto APIs.

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Five APIs That Add Security Capabilities To Your Application

API is a channel that applications utilize to talk with each other. You put some information at one end, the API takes that information and gets back with a result. In this guide, we will focus on those APIs that provide security related features. authors:

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How to build a Hotel App using Hotels API and Next.js?

The Hotels API on RapidAPI Hub provides information about rooms, facilities and prices from many hotels around the world. Let’s use this API to build a Hotel application.

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Introduction to API-First Approach

In API-First approach, APIs become the core of a product.

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What is Service Mesh and How Does it Differ API Gateways?

Let’s see how a Service Mesh is different from an API Gateway and which one you should prefer.

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How to Create a Mock API in 5 Minutes?

A mock API lets you imitate a real API by emulating its responses and behaviors. This guide will help you set up your first mock API in no time.

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Pricing Strategies for Monetizing your API

This guide will help you set a pricing strategy for your API.

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How to build a Sports app in Next.js using a Sports API from RapidAPI Hub?

There are many sports-related APIs on RapidAPI Hub, which you can use to create a full-fledged sports application. Let’s build a Football Application using one of these APIs.

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What is API Mocking?

API Mocking lets you imitate and test a real API by emulating its responses, response behaviors, and endpoints.

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Interactive Guide to GraphQL Mutations

GraphQL Mutations are used for modifying server-side data that includes creating, updating, or deleting it. Learn more about them in this interactive guide.

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What is API Governance?

API governance refers to the best practices of creating and managing APIs in an organization.

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How to do Response Chaining using RapidAPI Client(PAW)?

Response Chaining allows you to use the data returned from one request to make further requests. Let’s see how the RapidAPI Client can chain responses.

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Interactive Guide to GraphQL Queries: Aliases and Variables

GraphQL queries enable declarative data fetching using aliases and variables. Let’s try to understand them in this interactive guide.

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How To Build A Crypto News App Using A Cryptocurrency API?

Today, APIs exist that provide all kinds of Cryptocurrency data. We will use one of these APIs in this guide to build a web app that shows the latest Cryptocurrency news.

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How to use RapidAPI Teams to Share and Collaborate on APIs?

If your team consumes, develops, or manages APIs, then consider Rapid API Teams. It allows you to share and collaborate on APIs.

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Interactive Guide to GraphQL Queries: Fields and Arguments

GraphQL queries enable declarative data fetching and expose only a single endpoint that you can use to get data.

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4 Ways to Fetch Data from a GraphQL API in React

GraphQL APIs are a tad bit different from other types like REST in implementation. Let’s go through four ways we can use GraphQL APIs in React.

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How to use a GraphQL API in React using Axios?

The process of consuming GraphQL APIs differs from other APIs, such as REST. Let’s see how we can use them in React using Axios.

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How to fetch data from APIs using React Hooks?

React Hooks are the way to go if you want to utilize an API in your React application. This guide will demonstrate how to use them for calling APIs in React.

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How to use RapidAPI Client – An API Developer Tool

RapidAPI Client is a cross-platform fully-featured API developer tool. It offers an API client to debug, test, and interact with HTTP APIs.

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How to use GraphQL APIs from RapidAPI Hub?

RapidAPI Hub allows you to find and use GraphQL APIs effortlessly. Let’s demonstrate that by trying a GraphQL API from RapidAPI Hub.

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How to build a Next.js app using a GraphQL API?

Consuming GraphQL APIs is a bit different than other API types like REST. This guide will demonstrate how to fetch and use data from a GraphQL API in a Next.js application.

Ahmad Bilal
Developer Program Member

Ahmad Bilal

How to build a QR Code Generator app using Next.js and a QR Code API?

QR codes allow you to share information quickly and seamlessly. They are used everywhere, from payment portals to social apps like Snapchat and WhatsApp. Let’s build an app that will generate a QR code for a given input.

Ahmad Bilal
Developer Program Member

Ahmad Bilal

How to build a Music App app using Shazam API and Next.js?

The Shazam API on RapidAPI Hub offers music related information and features provided by the likes of Shazam. This guide will demonstrate how to build a music application using the API.

Ahmad Bilal
Developer Program Member

Ahmad Bilal

How to use RapidQL to get data from multiple APIs and databases

RapidQL lets developers query more than one API resource and database at a time, combining them to create one unified query.

Ahmad Bilal
Developer Program Member

Ahmad Bilal

Share and Collaborate on APIs using RapidAPI for Teams

If your team consumes, develops, or manages APIs, try Rapid API Teams. Today, more than 60,000 teams are using it for collaborating on APIs.

Ahmad Bilal
Developer Program Member

Ahmad Bilal

How to Increase Adoption of your API

Let more developers discover and use your API. These few ways can increase API adoption.

Ahmad Bilal
Developer Program Member

Ahmad Bilal

What is API Pagination?

Performance is the most critical factor of an API, and pagination is one way of optimizing it. Let’s learn why.