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Computer terminology has been part of our vocabulary for years but many of those words and acronyms can still trip us over. Here’s a glossary compiled by Ajay Sukumaran

A To Z
A To Z
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2020-12-05T12:11:16+05:30

API

An Application Programming Interface allows applications to communicate with each other. The often-used analogy is that of a waiter at a restaurant, the intermediary between diner and kitchen. These interfaces allow apps to access data—like your phone giving a weather update sourced from a data provider via an API.

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