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Understanding APIs and How to Test Them

by Ruslan Muradov9mJuly 4th, 2022
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API (an abbreviation of Application Programming Interface) is a special interface (a set of commands/controls) that is designed for the interaction of different programs with each other. The programs themselves can be written in any programming language, work locally or remotely, on their own server, or in cloud infrastructure, no matter what. The main thing is that through the API they can "understand" each other and interact: exchange data, transmit/receive commands for execution, etc. But in order for the API to be clear to both parties, they need to discuss a single communication format (protocol) in advance. That is why the API is documented in detail so that developers of other programs external to your interface can take into account the format of your data and requests when designing their software.

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