What is a API?

It's a set of rules, protocols, and tools that allows different software applications to communicate with each other. API stands for Application Programming Interface.
APIs are commonly used to enable integration between separate software systems, allowing them to share data and functionality. They provide a way for developers to access the features of a platform, service, or operating system without needing to understand its internal workings. APIs are essential for building modern software applications, enabling developers to leverage existing services and build upon them to create new applications with modified and extended capabilities.
APIs can be embedded in an application by following the respective API documentation or with the use of a Chat SDK (Software Development Kit).

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