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- fuller form of API
- ‘Other systems take advantage of application programming interfaces, which enable software to interact via a standard set of operations and commands.’
- ‘Access to the physical stores can take place through the logical store with a single call to an appropriate application programming interface.’
- ‘The service layer may have an application programming interface that permits many applications to have access to the database.’
- ‘The OS by definition must include an application programming interface, and hardware interfaces in the form of device drivers.’
- ‘If we think of a Web URL as a really simple interface for requesting information - a simple application programming interface - then a Web feed is one of the simplest responses we can receive.’
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