what is api in web development

 What is an application programming interface ; we use it daily or frequently but actually the technical term the normal user is becoming more conscious of

we can have examples of facebook api, twitter api, linkedin api, google plus api etc. etc.

for common user we mean it that when wen want to put some functionality used in that above mentioned or more other websites ; we can have it on our website or blogging etc.

the coding we use it is derived from that particular website and we just put that code our that particular blogging or website and that data is derived from that particular website.

the example with image is given below :

facebook api

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