What is API and REST APIs? — In easy language

What is an API?

API stands for Application Programming Interface, a software that allows two applications to communicate or interact with each other over the internet through various devices, the most important part is to exchange the data. The most common example of API is Instagram, Facebook, Online Booking systems, Amazon, Flipkart and so on.

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Siddharth Rastogi

Siddharth Rastogi

I am a full stack developer, I have an expertise in Web Development. I write tech stuff and share my knowledge with others with the help of articles.