When you start using ArangoDB in your project, you will likely use an officialor community-made driver written in the same language as your project. Driversimplement a programming interface that should feel natural for that programminglanguage, and do all the talking to the server. Therefore, you can most certainlyignore the HTTP API unless you want to write a driver yourself or explicitlywant to use the raw interface.
To get familiar with the database system you can even put drivers aside anduse the web interface (code name Aardvark) for basic interaction.The web interface will become available shortly after you started .You can access it in your browser at - if not, pleasesee Troubleshooting.
Next you will be asked which database to use. Every server instance comes witha database. Select this database to continue.
You should then be presented the dashboard with server statistics like this: