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The Complete Guide to APIs

pplication programming interface API logoAPI, which stands for Application Programming Interface, is a term used to describe the way in which a computer program can interface with with another computer program, operating system, programming library or web service. APIs are used by programmers in their own applications, and can be used to provide anything from a way to display a picture on the screen to updating you status on a social network.

This guide will demonstrate some of the publicly available APIs that are available today with practical examples in a number of languages like ActionScript and JavaScript.

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