What's an API?
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Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are like drive-thru windows, but in code: they take inputs and give you predictable outputs.
At its core, an API is a bunch of code that takes an input and gives you an output
Most modern applications (like Excel) are a bunch of APIs working together
Sometimes, companies will make parts of their APIs publ…
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