babloo0311
babloo0311
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29 Aug 2008

What is API, what are its features & applications?

What is basically API and its uses Application Programming Interface , its features r applications
anuragh27crony

anuragh27crony

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10 years ago
@Babloo

API is abbrevated as Application Programming Interface..

It can be said as a package which provides programmers with set of functions... which itself are programmed to provide basic functionalities as set of functions

Suppose take an example as bare hardware... which a programmer finds less comfortable to code directly to access it or work on it....

Mean while he writes lines of codes as set of functions which provides required basic functionalities on bare hardware...so that fellow programmers can just call these fuctions directly to get work done......
kedarjk

kedarjk

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10 years ago
Yes Anurag is correct.
API's are set of commonly used functions.
So it is like repository of commonly(mostly) used function.
esakiraja

esakiraja

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10 years ago
Abbreviation of application program interface, a set of routines, protocols and tools for building sw applications.


Babloo if u see most OS provide API so that programmers can develop sw over their environment which possess similiar interfaces.
babloo0311

babloo0311

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10 years ago
thank u anurag,kedarjk,esakiraja

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