I have updated my list of beginner friendly APIs.
Check out numbers 9, 10 and 11 on the list! 🔥
There are so many ways developers can manipulate data to make really cool and beautiful websites.
This is my list of low barrier to entry Rest API's to get you started! 💯
JSONPlaceholder provides a restful API to a wide variety of resources.
The Fake Store restful API provides the most important resources when you are trying to build you first mock e-commerce store.
- Login Token
The Unsplashed restful API may live up to it's catchphrase as the "The most powerful photo engine in the world." What you'll have available to you:
- Over 3 million photos
- Search photos by keyword
- Search random photos
- Multiple datasets
4. Quotes API
The Quotes rest API provides a wide variety of different quotes and types of quotes, like:
- Quote of the day
- Quotes by categories
- Randomly selected quotes
- Quotes by Authors
- Quotes by popularity
5. NASA API
One of my personal favorites, and one I believe will truly get the inner geek's imagination running wild. The Nasa restful API provides multiple resources like:
- APOD ( astronomy photo of the day)
- Astroid NeoWs ( near earth object web services)
- Insight ( mars weather services )
- Nasa Image and Video Library
- And so much more!
6. SpaceX API
How about the worlds most popular space company, SpaceX! This restful API offers a variety of cool rocket details like:
- Rocket launches
- Landing pad data
The Coingecko API is my go to resource for all things crypto. There are many out there, but this is the easiest hands down. Requires no api key, it's free, great for side projects! It provides multiple endpoints:
- Coin price
- List of all coins
- Price history
- Market charts
- Rage in prices
- Trading platforms
- Exchanges and more!
Thanks to izaias 👍
Boa noite, ótimo trabalho.
Vc teria ai em sua pesquisa api para moedas virtuais seria de grande valia.
Obrigado e parabéns 😀
The OpenWeatherMap restful API is a beloved resources for developers as well as my personal favorite, due to its simplicity. It does require an API key, but don't let that discourage you. Simply append your API key to your endpoint, and you're set. Get weather data the way you prefer:
- by City name
- by State code
- by Country code
- by Zip code
- by Rectangular zone of geographic coordinates
- by Circular zone of geographic coordinates
- Multiple units of measurements
- Icons included
Thanks to Felipe Panegalli 👍
Great Post. If will you be like to add a new API... Wheater API (classic ) :D.
The random user API is an absolute must for beginner developers! Quickly prototype new concepts or designs with instant access to random users! Comes with all the data you need too:
- Company title and more!
Who doesn't sci-fi!? Proud geeks should appreciate this one. The Star Wars API has all the data you can possibly want from your favorite Star Wars characters. Get data like:
- Home planets
- Date of Birth and so much more!
Pokemon is just as relevant to me as ever! Get instant access to the very easy to use restful Pokemon API. Get your fix of Japanese anime culture and get all the data you need on your favorite pocket monsters like:
- Stats and more!
That's it for Great Beginner Friendly API's To Start Practicing Frontend Development! 😎 Without a doubt these very beginner friendly API's will get you inspired to publish your next app to share with the world!
Also check out some of my other articles on productivity and react!