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Application programming interface

Application programming interface

A set of codes, protocols and tools that creates software and applications and allows communication between software programs.

Application programming interface (API) is a set of codes, protocols and tools for creating software and applications. It allows communication between software programs.

Types of API

  • Java API
  • Android API

OS functions and routines APIs

  • Access to file system
  • Access to user interface

Object remoting APIs

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What are APIs and how do APIs work?

Shana Pearlman

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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What is an API?

19 June 2015

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