application programming interface

api

What is an API? How Does it Work?

Companies can open up their applications’ data and functionality to external third-party developers, business partners, and internal departments through an application programming interface, or API. Through a specified interface, services and products can communicate with one another and benefit from each other’s data and functionality. Developers, usually, don’t need to understand how an API works; …

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REST-api

REST API – Overview and Design Principles

REST APIs, or Representational State Transfer services, have become more popular in recent years. A REST API is a way of returning structured data from a website or application. Typically, the structured data is available in a readable JSON or XML format. This will provide more efficient and flexible services when working with different technology …

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