Hitchhiker's guide to APIs

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Roberto Rocha of CBC
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 9 at 10:15am
  • Location: Diamond Cove - conference level
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

In this hands-on session, you will use Postman to interrogate a web API. We'll guide you through the process of constructing a magic URL that will tell you how Chicago’s violent crime in 2018 compares to other years. 

This session is good for: Beginners. If you’ve ever thought about what goes on in the location bar of your browser, have an eye for patterns, or want better ways to answer your reporting questions, you’ll have a blast.

Speaker Bios

  • Roberto is a data journalist at the Canadian Broadcast Corporation and a NICARian for life. @robroc

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