Building a Successful API: A Visualization

08-24-2021

Application program interfaces, or APIs, are the most commonly used method for interacting with an organization’s data when data is spread through diverse IT systems. In layman’s terms, APIs are the behind-the-scenes instructions that tell products and services what kinds of information they can exchange with one another, and how those exchanges take place. We’ve outlined five best practices to guide your API designs to boost user experience and maximize data delivery and process execution.

 

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