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Posted on July 6, 2015 In Web Applications

To the average user, the word “API” seems like it is part of a foreign language. It is admittedly part of the ever growing jargon of technology, but it shouldn’t (and does not) escape simple definition. APIs are commonplace in the web today, since they determine how applications and websites interact with each other and to what extent. The article explores this topic, how developers are using them, and the reasons for the importance of APIs.