- Also A.P.I. American Petroleum Institute.
- Computers. application programming (or program) interface: a set of protocols used by programmers to create applications for a specific operating system or to interface between the different modules of an application.
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Examples from the Web for api
For those with coding experience, you might also consider whether the data is available through an API.Self-Tracking for N00bz
Jamie Todd Rubin
July 24, 2014
FitBark will also offer an open API, and encourages developers to get involved with the platform.Fitness Gadgets … for Your Dog
February 18, 2014
The allegation that changes of regimes following the Arab Spring has rendered the API meaningless is untrue.
In the absence of a bi-lateral breakthrough, Israel should use the Arab Peace Initiative (API) to break the ice.
What's a little stunning is that this is the third time the League has tried to launch the API—the first time was in 2002.Israel and The Arab Peace Initiative: Top-down Ignorance
Emily L. Hauser
June 14, 2013
The habit of the tree is similar to that of the Api, but it is rather a larger grower.
A dessert apple, inferior to the Api, and cultivated merely for curiosity.
The tree has much similarity to the Api in its growth, and is a good bearer.
Fruit, small, but a little larger and somewhat flatter than the Api, to which it bears a close resemblance.
Suitable either for the dessert, or for culinary purposes; it is inferior to the Api and not a first-rate apple.
- application programming interface
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