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Aug 10 2018   4:49PM GMT

open API (public API)

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An open API, also known as a public API, is an application programming interface that allows the owner of a network-accessible service to give universal access to consumers of that service, such as developers. Continued…

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“Open APIs enable IT to provide users data regardless of location — and in the user interface in which they are accustomed to working.” – Laurence Hart

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Quiz Yourself
Open source describes any software whose source code is in the public domain or that is copyrighted and distributed under an ______________.
a. open source license
b. open-source license

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