Definitions for "Application program interface"
(API) A set of formalized software calls & routines that can be referenced by an application program to access underlying network services.
Edit / See: Application Programming Interface
A language format that defines how a program can be made to interact with another program, service or other software.
A set of subprograms, callable from inside applications, that carry out data communications tasks.
A set of functions that applications running on a client platform can call to store, query, and retrieve objects from TSM storage.
an encapsulation of functionalities common to many applications into reusable modules. This encapsulation provides consistency among applications, as well as a reduction in complexity for access of data.