BCX|API: Getting On Board with BetterCloud's API

BCX|API: Getting On Board with BetterCloud's API

Learn how to use BetterCloud's API with Dan Gualtieri, and Customer Engineering Team Lead, Justin Little!

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BCX|API: Getting On Board with BetterCloud's API

Welcome to BetterCloud's self-paced API course! In this class, you will start with the basics of what you need to know about APIs, and graduate to specific BetterCloud terminology. This will cover how to set up Custom Integrations, and the possibilities that come along with it. Looking to push BetterCloud to new heights? Your journey starts here!

Background

The Platform APIs enable IT and security teams to automate management workflows and security policies across any cloud technology, extending the power of BetterCloud beyond the set of SaaS applications currently supported natively. The Platform APIs also allow teams to leverage BetterCloud’s security features for script creation, collaboration, and security.

What You'll Learn

From the basics of BetterCloud's terminology, all the way to setting up your own Custom Integration, this course will teach you everything you need to know to get the most out of your API module. Not sure how to set up your authentication? Having trouble getting the API response you're looking for? Maybe you're just looking to certify that you know everything these is to know as a BetterCloud Developer. If so, you're in the right place. This class will take you from BetterCloud Admin to BetterCloud Developer!

Certification: Coming Soon!!!

At the end of this course, you'll be able to take an exam to earn your BetterCloud Developer Certification. This is still in development, but when released, the exam will test you on the finer details of being a BetterCloud developer and knowledge of the product's API. We won't sugar coat it, this exam will be tough. But taking your BetterCloud skills to new heights isn't easy. When released, this will be the most advanced certification BetterCloud will offer, and will 100% come with some bragging rights!

Curriculum65 min

  • Module One: What You Need to Get On Board!
  • Getting Things Off the Ground 3 min
  • The Basics: Goals of This Course 1 min
  • Before We Go Further... 1 min
  • Checking Provider Documentation 2 min
  • BetterCloud API Token and Documentation 1 min
  • What is Postman? 2 min
  • Utilizing BetterCloud's Postman Collection 1 min
  • Custom Integration Setup and Terminology 4 min
  • Knowledge Check: BetterCloud API Basics Quiz 1 min
  • Q1: Can I kick off a Workflow from a Custom Integration? 1 min
  • Q2: Am I able to trigger Workflows from an HRIS or ticketing system? 1 min
  • Q3: Does BetterCloud allow me to query information? 1 min
  • Q4: Does BetterCloud display metadata in-app? 1 min
  • Knowledge Check: Section Recap 1 min
  • What's Next? 1 min
  • Module Two: Building a Sample Integration
  • Getting Started with Custom Integrations 1 min
  • Custom Integration Use Cases 3 min
  • Knowledge Check: Custom Integration Basics 1 min
  • Authorization for Our Sample Custom Integration 2 min
  • Building Out our Custom Integration, and Using It in a Workflow 11 min
  • Knowledge Check: End of Section Review 4 min
  • Module Three: Setting Up BambooHR
  • Let's Get Started with BambooHR 1 min
  • BambooHR's Authentication Method and API Documentation 3 min
  • Setting Up Your Domain as an Environment Variable 3 min
  • Knowledge Check: The Basics of Setting Up Bamboo HR 2 min
  • Utilizing a Data Transformation Script to Take Action 2 min
  • Building a "Create User" Action 3 min
  • Knowledge Check: Pre-Request Script and Create User Action 1 min
  • Creating a BambooHR User In a Workflow 2 min
  • Adding Additional Fields to an Action (Part One) 4 min
  • Adding Additional Fields to an Action (Part Two) 4 min
  • Knowledge Check: Taking Action in BambooHR and Altering Your Action 1 min

BCX|API: Getting On Board with BetterCloud's API

Welcome to BetterCloud's self-paced API course! In this class, you will start with the basics of what you need to know about APIs, and graduate to specific BetterCloud terminology. This will cover how to set up Custom Integrations, and the possibilities that come along with it. Looking to push BetterCloud to new heights? Your journey starts here!

Background

The Platform APIs enable IT and security teams to automate management workflows and security policies across any cloud technology, extending the power of BetterCloud beyond the set of SaaS applications currently supported natively. The Platform APIs also allow teams to leverage BetterCloud’s security features for script creation, collaboration, and security.

What You'll Learn

From the basics of BetterCloud's terminology, all the way to setting up your own Custom Integration, this course will teach you everything you need to know to get the most out of your API module. Not sure how to set up your authentication? Having trouble getting the API response you're looking for? Maybe you're just looking to certify that you know everything these is to know as a BetterCloud Developer. If so, you're in the right place. This class will take you from BetterCloud Admin to BetterCloud Developer!

Certification: Coming Soon!!!

At the end of this course, you'll be able to take an exam to earn your BetterCloud Developer Certification. This is still in development, but when released, the exam will test you on the finer details of being a BetterCloud developer and knowledge of the product's API. We won't sugar coat it, this exam will be tough. But taking your BetterCloud skills to new heights isn't easy. When released, this will be the most advanced certification BetterCloud will offer, and will 100% come with some bragging rights!

Curriculum65 min

  • Module One: What You Need to Get On Board!
  • Getting Things Off the Ground 3 min
  • The Basics: Goals of This Course 1 min
  • Before We Go Further... 1 min
  • Checking Provider Documentation 2 min
  • BetterCloud API Token and Documentation 1 min
  • What is Postman? 2 min
  • Utilizing BetterCloud's Postman Collection 1 min
  • Custom Integration Setup and Terminology 4 min
  • Knowledge Check: BetterCloud API Basics Quiz 1 min
  • Q1: Can I kick off a Workflow from a Custom Integration? 1 min
  • Q2: Am I able to trigger Workflows from an HRIS or ticketing system? 1 min
  • Q3: Does BetterCloud allow me to query information? 1 min
  • Q4: Does BetterCloud display metadata in-app? 1 min
  • Knowledge Check: Section Recap 1 min
  • What's Next? 1 min
  • Module Two: Building a Sample Integration
  • Getting Started with Custom Integrations 1 min
  • Custom Integration Use Cases 3 min
  • Knowledge Check: Custom Integration Basics 1 min
  • Authorization for Our Sample Custom Integration 2 min
  • Building Out our Custom Integration, and Using It in a Workflow 11 min
  • Knowledge Check: End of Section Review 4 min
  • Module Three: Setting Up BambooHR
  • Let's Get Started with BambooHR 1 min
  • BambooHR's Authentication Method and API Documentation 3 min
  • Setting Up Your Domain as an Environment Variable 3 min
  • Knowledge Check: The Basics of Setting Up Bamboo HR 2 min
  • Utilizing a Data Transformation Script to Take Action 2 min
  • Building a "Create User" Action 3 min
  • Knowledge Check: Pre-Request Script and Create User Action 1 min
  • Creating a BambooHR User In a Workflow 2 min
  • Adding Additional Fields to an Action (Part One) 4 min
  • Adding Additional Fields to an Action (Part Two) 4 min
  • Knowledge Check: Taking Action in BambooHR and Altering Your Action 1 min