GBIF API beginners guide - GBIF Data Blog

This a GBIF API beginners guide.

The GBIF API technical documentation can be found here. This documentation is nice, but you might be a bit confusing if you have never used an API before. This guide is will walk you through how to begin using the GBIF API from a non-technical perspective.

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Thanks John! I think this will be very useful for users who would like to start with the API

Thanks for this GBIF API teaser. Hoping it will attract more users to discover this wonderful tool. I would have added some Python/Pandas/Jupyter examples… People should know how easy it is to query GBIF API and get their results instantaneously. All Nodes managers should try it.