eCommerce Platforms: The API Revolution [Infographic]
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It's fairly clear that we’re in the midst of a massive advancement in the way we interact with the Internet and the connected world. What's even clearer is that APIs are standing on the front lines of these changes.
The following infographic from SmartBear explains the basics of what APIs are, how we use them, and why it’s so important to understand the technological, economic, and social changes that are developing as a result of the API Revolution.
"The API is a set of functions used by computer programs to access services from the operating system." Tweet this!
"Creating publicly available APIs has allowed for sharing of content and data openly between communities and applications." Tweet this!
"With the rise in social media, APIs will continue to climb." Tweet this!