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This page provides an overview of 6 articles related to 'api', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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An application programming interface (API) is a particular set of rules and specifications that a software program can follow to access and make use of the services and resources provided by another particular software program that implements that API. It serves as an interface between different software programs and facilitates their interaction, similar to the way the user interface facilitates interaction between humans and computers. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: API)

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Metadata related to 'api' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'api': 89 (5.1% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'api' across all Ariadne articles: 272
  • Average number of references to 'api' per Ariadne article: 3.06
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'api': 1997-01
  • Trending factor of 'api': 1.4 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'api':

  1. jason cooper (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. gary brewerton (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. jon knight (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. graham seaman (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. ian peacock (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Editorial Introduction to Issue 48: Extended Family Net Works

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne 48.

July 2006, issue48, editorial

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

April 2007, issue51, news and events

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

October 2008, issue57, news and events

Editorial Introduction to Issue 62: The Wisdom of Communities

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne issue 62.

January 2010, issue62, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 69

The editor introduces readers to the content of Ariadne Issue 69.

July 2012, issue69, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 71

The editor introduces readers to the content of Ariadne Issue 71.

July 2013, issue71, editorial

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