Application Programming Interface (API) is a software middleman that allows two apps to communicate with one another. You utilise an API every time you use an app like Facebook, send an instant message, or check the weather on your phone.
APIs connect user-facing front ends to critical back-end functionality and data in web applications. APIs are used to distribute content by streaming services like Spotify and Netflix. APIs are used by automakers such as Tesla to distribute software upgrades. Others use APIs to make automotive data available to third parties.
Although the Google Maps API and the Twitter API are two of the most well-known APIs, most software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers also have APIs that allow developers to create code that posts and gets data from the provider's site.
API stands for Application Programming Interface, and it is a set of communication protocols and subroutines that allow different programmes to communicate with one another. A programmer can utilise a variety of API tools to make his or her programme easier to understand.