API (application programming interface) is a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications. An API expresses a software development in terms of its operations, inputs, outputs, and underlying types. An API defines functionalities that are independent of their respective implementations, which allows definitions and implementations to vary without compromising each other. A good API makes it easier to develop a program by providing all the building blocks. A programmer then puts the blocks together.
With the growing usage of Mobile Phones over computer systems and availability of everything on Mobiles, these days, everyone wants to have access to the necessary information, handy. As a result, everyone prefers to check everything online on their mobile phones. Even the most important Social networks are now available on Mobile phones as Applications. Similarly, everyone wants to have their businesses and websites in their mobiles as applications.
So, to avoid making the backend for the application all over again, people prefer to fetch the content from their existing websites, which not only saves a lot of time and money, but updates everything on both the applications (mobile and web) simultaneously. For this to happen there needs to a communication channel which is termed as an API or web service. It is indeed one of the most important aspect of an app, for it keeps the data exchange intact.
Expertise : Following are some listings that are part of our everyday work and have been extensively used and worked on by us.
RESTful Web Services Development returning in JSON and XML
Third Party API Integration viz :
– Facebook SDK
– Twitter SDK
– Instagram API
– Youtube SDK
– Linkedin API
– Google and Apple Maps Integration
– Foursquare API