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iOS Swift 2.0 Basics Swift Types Strings

WhatisanAPI?

Use & Purpose of API ???

3 Answers

Carl Sergile
Carl Sergile
16,570 Points

The meaning of API is no different in iOS than any other environment. It's a generic term referring to the published means by which one can access or use a resource in a computer program...

Source: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2776189?start=0&tstart=0

Hope that helps!

Thanks guys

Carl Sergile
Carl Sergile
16,570 Points

no problem. Hit best answer so other people know what an API is and that this has been answered!

Application Programming Interface (API) is an interface between two separate software system talking to each other. Find more on http://www.guru99.com/api-testing.html for basic understanding in a simple way.