Application Programming Interface (API) is a set of protocols, routines, and tools used to build software applications. The main purpose of API is data exchange and integration, whereas Software Development Kit (SDK) is customization. The type of API varies based on the data exchange and transport mechanism. The transport mechanism may be web-based, source code, or binary function.
Web Services API
Source code API
In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:
Exploring API using PowerShell