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What are APIs and how do they work?

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If you’ve clicked on this article because you’re curious to know what an API is, or how an API works, you might be surprised to discover that, in doing so, you have in fact, just triggered a request using an API. 

APIs are all around us, quietly facilitating the digital dance of data and functionality. Whether you're using a weather app on your smartphone, sharing a tweet on social media, or ordering your shopping online, APIs are the unsung heroes making it all happen.

So, if you’d like to know what’s going on behind the scenes, don’t go anywhere.


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