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Requesting and receiving data from internet sources is one of the basics of programming but isn’t taught by most ‘Learn to Code <Programming Language’ courses. API helps a program fetch information from various internet sources. API has 3 elements - Request, Response, and Resource - The data within the response (‘Guten Tag’) is the resource. API requests need to be structured in a very precise way and are performed by using the relevant API method in the request.