If you work even remotely near the web dev industry, you're 100% sure to hear these three infamous letters: API.
They get thrown around by n00bs and experts alike:
"Why do I have to make an API call? Does it have a number?"
"A simple call to this third party API will do the trick here."
"We'll build you a RESTful API; making sure your new system plays well with other services."
While APIs may first seem intimidating, they can literally change your life as a developer.
Why? Well, learning how to use APIs properly can simplify, accelerate, and strengthen your development workflow. Building or integrating APIs brings a fair share of benefits for both clients and yourself.
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