Week 10: JavaScript and APIs

Lecture

Today we will be using what we learned about JavaScript and jQuery to pull live data from other websites and databases using an API (Application Programming Interface). Pretty much every App or Website is pulling data from another service through an API. We will specifically focusing on APIs for Open Weather, Google Maps and Moves App.

Lecture

Week 10 In Class Examples (ALL Zipped)
1. Loading Weather Data and a Google Map
2. Adding a Text Field to Update the Weather Data and Google Map
3. Loading in Moves App Location JSON Data to Google Map

In Class / Homework

Explore the world of APIs. Come up with a concept for an app or website where you could use an API. Try and see if you can find the APIs required to create your app.

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