Business phone glossary

Our glossary explains basic terms and abbreviations relating to mobile working, the use of smartphones and tablets in the corporate environment (Enterprise Mobility) and security aspects in the use of mobile devices.


Application Programming Interface (API)

Application Programming Interface (API)

Programming interface

An API (Application Programming Interface) is an interface for programmers to exchange data between two pieces of software in a structured way.

With a well-documented API, programmers are enabled to create additional programmes for a software that can dock onto the original base system.

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