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  • Four Database APIs | 2021-09-24
    If you would like to get an overview of the variety of approaches to API design and take advantage of ready-made solutions, here is an interesting and useful collection of public APIs, which have been gathered into a single project on GitHub.
  • Warum drehen sich viele Windräder nicht? | 2021-09-23
  • What are some projects ideas for preparing for freelancing with react and next.js? | 2021-09-23
    See if you find something cool in the Public API's repo that inspires you.
  • My second vanilla JavaScript Project: using APIs, promises, classes, error handling, and more! | 2021-09-16
    At first, I didn't know what the project’s theme will be, so I started by researching free APIs to get some insights on what could be done. I great resource that I found is this list of public APIs on GitHub, where APIs ranging from animals and anime to videos and weather, are being displayed.
  • US Area code to location API? | 2021-09-16
    If you are still looking for an API - check this list of APIs -
  • API Game | 2021-09-16
    There are some other venues for discovering APIs like public-apis repo,, and RapidAPI.
  • I Curated 1000s of APIs For Your Next Project ! | 2021-09-14
    Go to public-api.
  • Project ideas involving inheritance/interfaces | 2021-09-13
    I would suggest they try to implement connections to a few of these APIs here and reuse code as much as possible.
  • I need help about QA and automation language
    Find a free API to test. There are many good free API's. You can find some here:
  • Junior Rails developers | 2021-09-13
    These don't need to be massive investments and you can probably knock one out on the weekend. If you're like me and struggle to come up with things to build for side projects just pick a free API and build something fun. Here's a good list of available free apis
  • Just finished building a weather app. I want more API projects but I’m having trouble finding ideas online? Any suggestions on common JavaScript API projects so that I may please practice? Thank you :)
    Have a look at the public api's repo
  • Any Frontend centered project ideas ? | 2021-09-09
    If you just want to focus on the front-end maybe you can fetch some data from something on the Public API's list
  • Things to learn after HTML, CSS & JS
    Assuming you're going full-stack, I suggest learning how to fetch data from APIs as your first step into the backend. It's still just front-end that you'll be dealing with, but you'll learn to use data coming from a backend API. Here's a list of public APIs you can fetch data from, note that some APIs are better organized/documented than others -
  • [AskJS] Finished my JS course - Now what?
  • The best way to learn programming: JavaScript Edition | 2021-09-02
    For the HTML/JS part, you need to be fetching data and building interfaces (no matter how simple they are), there is a list of Public APIs in this link.


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