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Application Program Interfaces

External article about **A**pplication **P**rogram **I**nterfaces (APIs).

Application Program Interfaces

In this article, you will learn about how an API allows programmers to use functions of their computer and operating system without knowing the details of those functions. This is helpful if you want a brief example to help you understand why APIs are beneficial. After you finish reading the article, return to this page, and complete the following assessment.

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