Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

APIShort for application programming interface, API is a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications. APIs allow programmers easier entry into another company's program or service. For example, large companies and communities such as Facebook and Twitter use APIs to allow programmers or website developers easier access to their services and members.

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