API’s what’s the deal?
Understanding what an Application Programming Interface is essential for upgrading your developer skill-set. The majority of all software created today are APIs, as they enable developers to expose “backend” services via a consumable format for the world via the internet. In the next couple posts we’ll explore what API’s are, why we create them, and how they work. We’ll start interacting with a real API. Heck, you might just create one yourself! So strap in and hold tight, the magical world of API’s will be demystified so you can conquer the web!