Application Programming Interface


A REST or Web services API layer offers a decoupled interface to data and/or functionality of one or more applications. It provides a common, language-agnostic way of interacting with an application.

Application programming interface (API) is the base upon which digital business is built. It allows app developers to create apps that can serve the needs of a specific segment of users. API Managementenables you to create, analyze, and manage APIs in a secure and scalable environment.

RESTful API Modeling Language (RAML) is a YAML-based language (YAMl-Yet Another Multicolumn Layout) for describing RESTful APIs. It provides all the information necessary to describe RESTful or practically RESTful APIs.

An application program interface (API) is a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications. Basically, an API specifies how software components should interact. Additionally, APIs are used when programming graphical user interface (GUI) components.