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{{AN}} is an acronym for {{bu|A|pplication}} {{bu|P|rogram}} {{bu|I|nterface}}.
 
{{AN}} is an acronym for {{bu|A|pplication}} {{bu|P|rogram}} {{bu|I|nterface}}.
  
High Level Languages that cannot do some stuff, can call an API to do some standard 400 function.
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High Level Languages that cannot do some stuff, can call an API to do some standard 400 function.  In addition, an {{AN}} is useful when thought of as a pre-tested, reusable function. 
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The {{AN}} documentation is generally written for C programmers to understand.  RPG and Cobol programmers might find some of the C conventions confusing, especially [[What_does_BINARY%284%29_mean_in_API_documentation%3F | Binary]].
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/iseries/v5r3/index.jsp?topic=/apis/apifinder.htm V5R3 API Finder on IBM InfoCenter]
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* [http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/iseries/v5r3/index.jsp?topic=/apis/apifinder.htm V5R3 API Finder on IBM InfoCenter]
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* [http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/iseries/v5r4/index.jsp?topic=/apifinder/finder.htm V5R4 API Finder on IBM Infocenter]
  
 
==Categories==
 
==Categories==
 
[[Category:Definitions]]
 
[[Category:Definitions]]
 
[[Category:Categories]]
 
[[Category:Categories]]

Revision as of 11:56, 4 January 2008

API is an acronym for Application Program Interface.

High Level Languages that cannot do some stuff, can call an API to do some standard 400 function. In addition, an API is useful when thought of as a pre-tested, reusable function.

The API documentation is generally written for C programmers to understand. RPG and Cobol programmers might find some of the C conventions confusing, especially Binary.

External links

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Pages in category "API"

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