Oko-Irese, Kwara State, Nigeria
November 08, 2023
Thomas Adewumi University recently played host to an enlightening and engaging event that brought the world of API (Application Programming Interface) and literary exploration to its campus. The API Literary Tour, in collaboration with Postman, aimed to familiarize students with the power and possibilities of APIs, with a particular focus on bringing "API 101" to the forefront.
The API Literary Tour, which has been making waves across the country, took centre stage at Thomas Adewumi University, providing students with a unique opportunity to explore the exciting field of APIs. The tour brought in Afolayan Stephen (Postman), who shared his valuable insights on how APIs are transforming industries and creating new opportunities for innovation. The highlight of the event was the "API 101" session, where students received an introductory crash course on the fundamentals of Application Programming Interfaces.
The talk, led by Afolayan Stephen, introduced students to the basic concepts of APIs, their significance in today's digital world, and how they are leveraged in various sectors, from tech to business and beyond. The Postman Sensitization Talk, a key component of the event, illuminated the power of the Postman API platform, a vital tool for developers to design, test, and document APIs efficiently. The session provided a practical experience, demonstrating how Postman simplifies API development and testing, making it accessible to students and developers of all levels.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Francisca Oladipo, expressed her delight at hosting such a dynamic and educational event on campus. This event aligns perfectly with TAU’s commitment to providing the students with exposure to cutting-edge technologies and knowledge that are essential for their future careers. The students appreciated the event for its insightful content and the practical knowledge it offered. Most of the students found inspiration and discovered new career prospects in the world of APIs. The interactive sessions and live demonstrations left a lasting impression on the audience.
The API Literary Tour with Postman at Thomas Adewumi University exemplify the University's dedication to staying at the forefront of technology and providing its students with opportunities to broaden their horizons. As the event came to a close, the University community eagerly anticipates more initiatives that foster innovation, learning, and growth, and the knowledge gained from the API Literary Tour will undoubtedly inspire future technological leaders in Nigeria and beyond.