Generate QR codes through web services

Generate QR codes through web services

6 videos

Beginner

19min

About

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Wether it’s your first web service, or your twentieth: practice makes perfect. Follow this course to implement web service features in your application, using a QR code generator.

This course includes...

Videos that explain what things are, how they work in Betty Blocks and specific assignments so you can put your new skills to practice straight away. In short, during this course you'll learn:

  • How to create a basic web service
  • How to create web service endpoints
  • How to use a web service in an action
  • How to generate QR codes through a web service

At the end of this course...

You'll understand what a web service is and how to create one from scratch by yourself. You know how to generate QR codes through a web service!

Ready to get started?

All you need is:

  • A computer or laptop

  • Chrome or Safari browser

  • Betty Blocks account

  • Coffee or tea

Note: This course uses an external service (API). Unannounced changes to their service are possible. We'll try to edit the course as soon as possible should this happen. Let us know if you experience this!

Assignments

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1. Preparing the data model

Before starting this assignment we expect you to know the basics of designing a Data Model

Since you already know the basics of creating a Data Model, we can immediately start creating one as preparation for the rest of the course.

Good luck!

2. Create the web service and endpoint

Before starting this assignment we expect you to know the basics of creating a web service and endpoint

In the previous assignment we've prepared the Data Model for our QuickResponseCode records.In this assignment, we're creating the actual Web Service and its endpoint(s).

For more information about the web service, take a look at their documentation: http://goqr.me/api/

3. Using a web service in an action

In the previous assignment we created the web service along with the web service endpoint which we'll be using in this assignment. Because in this assignment, we'll use the web service inside of an HTTP request action event.

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6 videos

Intermediate

19min