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Getting to know API's

computer_geek77
Webdev , pythoneer
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Getting to know API

  1. API stands for application programming interface
  2. An interface, that allows different systems to talk to each other without having to understand exactly what each other does

Type of API's

  1. APIs can come in many forms or shapes
  2. APIs, used for actions like turning on your camera and audio for joining a Zoom call
  3. Or they can be web APIs, used for web-focused actions such as liking images on your Instagram or fetching the latest tweets.

How Api's are operated(in simple terms)

You usually make a request for information or data, and the API returns a response with what you requested.
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For python code and for more easy explanation,you can refer to that in this following website.

https://www.onlinereader.me/2021/06/what-are-apis-what-is-their-history-how.html

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