Learning Levels

Learning Levels
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You can get up and running fast, and deploy enterprise-class APIs, using API Creator. Gain basic, intermediate, and advanced-level API Creator training using the following resources:
Prerequisite:
 You have followed the steps in the Training Guide that is in API Creator. To view the Training Guide in API Creator, with your API open, click 
Learning Center
, and then click the 
Training Guide
 tab.
Level
Learnings
Resources
Certified By
Time to Achieve this Level
 
Basic
 
Connect to your database, build multi-table API, and use APIs.
  • You have completed the Quick Start and connected to the Northwind database.
  • You have reviewed the Service Map to understand the interface logic and business logic components available in 
    Layer7 Live API Creator
    .
  • You have explored the 
    Conference Offers and Management
     API samples.
Most users with a moderate database background can achieve this level within a couple of hours.
 
Intermediate
 
APIs, logic, integration, and operations. Use all the design patterns. Use JavaScript for events and event rules. 
  • You have watched the videos.
  • You have reviewed the 
    Sample
     API.
  • You understand that 
    Layer7 Live API Creator
     automatically calls and orders rules.
Most users with a moderate database background can achieve this level within one to three days.
 
Advanced
 
Build new rule types and security provider.
  • You understand events and the system processing that raises them.
  • You have explored the 
    logicContext
    Request
    Req
    SysLogic
    , and the 
    SysUtility
     objects.
  • You understand how to enforce endpoint access and row/column security.
  • You understand how rules work.
This level requires experience with APIs. Most users with a moderate database background can achieve this level within a week or two.