Definition of application programming interface in English:
A system of tools and resources in an operating system, enabling developers to create software applications.
- The OS by definition must include an application programming interface, and hardware interfaces in the form of device drivers.
- If we think of a Web URL as a really simple interface for requesting information - a simple application programming interface - then a Web feed is one of the simplest responses we can receive.
- The service layer may have an application programming interface that permits many applications to have access to the database.
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