Skip to main content
HomeArtificial IntelligenceWorking with the OpenAI API

Working with the OpenAI API

4.7+
23 reviews
Beginner

Start your journey developing AI-powered applications with the OpenAI API. Learn about the functionality that underpins popular AI applications like ChatGPT.

Start Course for Free
3 Hours12 Videos36 Exercises
14,285 LearnersTrophyStatement of Accomplishment

Create Your Free Account

GoogleLinkedInFacebook

or

By continuing, you accept our Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy and that your data is stored in the USA.
GroupTraining 2 or more people?Try DataCamp For Business

Loved by learners at thousands of companies


Course Description

Discover How to Access AI Models from the OpenAI API

Over recent years, OpenAI has emerged as a market leader in creating AI models, such as GPT-4, and releasing them to the wider community through applications like ChatGPT. These models can transform not only the way you work but also the products and services that businesses provide to customers.

To begin extracting business value from OpenAI's models, you'll need to learn to work with their Application Programming Interface, or API. Throughout the course, you'll learn to use Python code to send requests to use OpenAI's models.

Solve Real-World Problems Using AI Models

The AI models accessible through the OpenAI API have a wide range of potential applications. In this course, you'll use AI to generate and transform text content, perform sentiment analysis and categorization, create audio transcriptions, build your very own chatbot, and even start automating complex tasks like creating summarized meeting notes from meeting recordings.

Begin Developing AI Applications

As AI becomes more accessible to individuals and organizations, the bar for developing AI-driven product features and automations continues to fall. Right now, every organization has the capability to begin using AI to streamline business processes and develop more personalized customer experiences. The OpenAI API provides easy access for software engineers and developers to start integrating AI into new applications and systems.
For Business

GroupTraining 2 or more people?

Get your team access to the full DataCamp library, with centralized reporting, assignments, projects and more
Try DataCamp for BusinessFor a bespoke solution book a demo.

In the following Tracks

Developing AI Applications

Go To Track

OpenAI Fundamentals

Go To Track
  1. 1

    Introduction to the OpenAI API

    Free

    Harness the power of AI from OpenAI's models by creating requests to their API with just a few lines of code. Discover the wide range of capabilities available via the OpenAI API. Learn about the best practices for managing API usage across the business by utilizing API organizations.

    Play Chapter Now
    What is the OpenAI API?
    50 xp
    Applications built on the OpenAI API
    50 xp
    Understanding the OpenAI space
    100 xp
    Making requests to the OpenAI API
    50 xp
    Your first API request!
    100 xp
    Digging into the response
    100 xp
    The OpenAI developer ecosystem
    50 xp
    Solving problems with AI solutions
    50 xp
    Structuring organizations
    50 xp
  2. 2

    OpenAI's Text and Chat Capabilities

    OpenAI's GPT series of language models have created headlines the world over. In this chapter, you'll use these models for generating and transforming text content, for classification tasks like categorization and sentiment analysis, and finally, to create your very own AI-powered chatbot!

    Play Chapter Now
  3. 3

    Going Beyond Text Completions

    OpenAI has not only developed models for text generation but also for text moderation and audio transcription and translation. You'll learn to use OpenAI's moderation models to detect violations of their terms of use—a crucial function in user-facing applications. You'll also discover how the Whisper model can be used to transcribe and translate audio from different languages, which has huge applications in automated meeting notes and caption generation.

    Play Chapter Now
For Business

GroupTraining 2 or more people?

Get your team access to the full DataCamp library, with centralized reporting, assignments, projects and more

In the following Tracks

Developing AI Applications

Go To Track

OpenAI Fundamentals

Go To Track

Collaborators

Collaborator's avatar
Amy Peterson

Audio Recorded By

James Chapman's avatar
James Chapman

Prerequisites

Intermediate Python
James Chapman HeadshotJames Chapman

Curriculum Manager, DataCamp

James is a Curriculum Manager at DataCamp, where he collaborates with experts from industry and academia to create courses on AI, data science, and analytics. He has led nine DataCamp courses on diverse topics in Python, R, AI developer tooling, and Google Sheets. He has a Master's degree in Physics and Astronomy from Durham University, where he specialized in high-redshift quasar detection. In his spare time, he enjoys restoring retro toys and electronics.

Follow James on LinkedIn
See More
Eduardo Oliveira HeadshotEduardo Oliveira

Chief Technology Officer, DataCamp

DataCamp Chief Technology Officer and General Manager of Learning Platform. In my role, I manage the teams focused on building the technology as well as the curriculum that powers DataCamp learners' experience.
See More

Don’t just take our word for it

*4.7
from 23 reviews
83%
13%
4%
0%
0%
Sort by
  • Victor A.
    10 months

    so good

  • Paola M.
    about 1 month

    Very insightful

  • Joachim C.
    about 2 months

    Completed 'Working with the OpenAI API' course - a well-structured, accessible journey into practical AI applications. The hands-on API exercises were invaluable, offering real-world insights. The exercises are designed to reflect actual problems one might encounter in the field, making the learning experience incredibly relevant and immediately applicable. Highly recommend for those looking to harness AI's potential.

  • Julian F.
    2 months

    Very clear. Learning step by step how to use the api. It’s really good make to approach to OpenAI api. I am encouraged to continue with more advanced OpenAI API

  • Salvatore M.
    10 months

    A good introduction to OpenAI API

"so good"

Victor A.

"Very insightful"

Paola M.

"Very clear. Learning step by step how to use the api. It’s really good make to approach to OpenAI api. I am encouraged to continue with more advanced OpenAI API"

Julian F.

FAQs

Join over 13 million learners and start Working with the OpenAI API today!

Create Your Free Account

GoogleLinkedInFacebook

or

By continuing, you accept our Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy and that your data is stored in the USA.