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What is api

4/27/2018 11:29:24 AM

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Well, according to webopedia.com an application program interface (API) is a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications. Basically, an API specifies how software components should interact. Additionally, APIs are used when programming graphical user interface (GUI) components. Some of the more well know API's are: Android Studio -Used build Mobile Apps Eclipse - Java applications

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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Application_programming_interface

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https://www.sololearn.com/Discuss/1234162/?ref=app

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here is an example of accessing data from a "RESTful" web API https://code.sololearn.com/WA6VU5LNNvvt/?ref=app