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What’s an API and Why Do You Need to Know?

You could go through your entire life without knowing that API is the acronym for application programming interface. But you might not realize that you use APIs all the time in your day-to-day life. APIs power the apps on your phone, deliver your weather reports, make it easy for you to book flights or hotels, and even make it possible for you to click that “Pay with PayPal” button.

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