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How web-APIs have transformed the digital experience

Did you know that when Facebook automatically reposts the picture you uploaded on Instagram, it’s actually an API doing that? Evernote synchronising your notes between the smartphone and laptop? API as well. If you have added YouTube videos to your site or blog, you have used YouTube’s API for that. Web-based APIs are invisible and work “behind the scenes”, yet they have significantly changed the web.

What is an API?

Did you know that a significant part of your digital experience is based on API-s? APIs are what help you to compare, purchase, save, select, post and log into various environments. APIs play an integral part in operating systems, desktops, mobile phones, internet of things, IT infrastructure as well as software development architecture. That is pretty much everywhere! This is why it is high time to speak about them.