Have you heard of the buzz word API? Wikipedia defines API as "An application programming interface is a connection between computers or between computer programs. It is a type of software interface, offering a service to other pieces of software. "
So what does that mean exactly? You can use API's to pull information from a website and there are several types. The four principal types of API commonly used: public, partner, private and composite.
Zak Geis and Kyle Massey (from the Tableau community) created a helpful API course where you can sign up for the separate sessions here. They have had one session so far where you can watch the recap in this same link.
There are a couple of applications you will need to set up on your personal computer for this series;
Sign up for tableau developer program to get your own sandbox environment > tableau.com/developer
Download the most current version of python > python.org/downloads
Download Postman > postman.com/downloads
Download Visual Studio Code > code.visualstudio.com/download