What Is An API?
API stands for Application Programming Interface – sounds complicated, doesn’t it? Simply put, APIs are sets of requirements that govern how one application talks to another.
For example: when you listen to a song on Spotify, you can share it on Facebook, through Facebook’s API.
WHY ARE APIS IMPORTANT FOR BUSINESSES?
1 It’s specificaAn API opens your application for other systems to interact with it, making it a strategic business tool.
2 They provide partnership opportunities.
3 By integrating with third parties you can reach a wider audience and increase your customers.
4 IAPIs automate your processes and allow the machines to handle your workload.
5 It’s easy to scale and adapt as your business develops. They significantly improve user experience by providing instant access or answers to questions.
7 They provide a USP that positions you favourably against competitors.
8 Once developed, they are low cost and low maintenance.
What Output Digital Can Do For You
THE MODERN WEB EXPERIENCE RELIES ON EVERYTHING HAPPENING INSTANTLY, WITH THE CLICK OF A MOUSE. AT OUTPUT DIGITAL WE CREATE APIS THAT ARE FAST, FLUID AND POLISHED.
We can easily automate your processes, allow you to unite with third parties and add immense value to you and your users. Want to know more about APIs and how they can elevate your business? Get in touch and we’ll be happy to chat.