Have you ever heard the word “API,” and wondered exactly what it is? Many newcomers struggle with explaining APIs, and many get some vague ideas about it and assume that they know what it is.
Have you ever heard the word “API,” and wondered exactly what it is? Do you have a vague idea of what it does or what it is used for?
This is something that you will encounter when you first start programming with any sort of web technology. Many newcomers struggle with this concept, and many get some vague ideas about it and assume that they know what it is.
Now APIs aren’t exclusive to web programming but it’s something that you use a lot when you are programming for the web or mobile. In the past, APIs were largely associated with computer operating systems and desktop applications. In recent years though, we have seen the emergence of Web APIs.