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Replit In-Browser IDE Setup (Optional)
00:00 The demo for this course will be a small, data-driven REST API, and I’m sure you would like to get right into coding and not have to set up a development environment. In the next lesson, you’ll see how to use Visual Studio Code, which is the editor I’ll be using for the course. However, if you’d like to get up and running quickly, there is an alternative. Go to this link here in the browser,
00:26 and it will take you to replit.com, which will let you run the demo in the browser. And you don’t have to pay for or install any software. Now to actually get a user interface and IDE to interact with the code, you’ll need to sign in with a GitHub or a Google account. And again, this is free. It doesn’t cost you anything at all.
00:45 Then you can fork the project, which is called a repl, similar to how you would fork a GitHub repository. And you can connect a GitHub repository to a repl. In fact, that’s how I created this repl.
01:19 And now you can edit the URL and access other endpoints, including the interactive documentation that you’ll see later in the course. You can even modify the code and see other features of FastAPI, or you can create your own repls and build your own API from scratch.
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