How To Query And Parse A REST API With PowerShell

Often times to automate a solution you’re required to interface with an API. REST APIs have become very popular in the industry as a way interface with different systems and automate processes via code. It is very likely at some point in your automation journey, you will need to write some automated code to interface with a REST API!In this Snip, we’ll use the Invoke-RestMethod command in PowerShell to interface with a REST API. This will cover some basic instruction on how to use Invoke-RestMethod to communicate with GitHub’s REST API v3. We’ll look at how the data is returned and how we can use it.