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The Ultimate Guide to Accessing & Using APIs

Application programming interfaces (APIs) are interface software programs that enable applications to communicate with one another through a series of protocols and definitions. They offer a standardized and secure way for apps to work together and provide the functionality and information requested without user intervention. You can think of an API as an entry point for an app or website.

API observability: Leveraging OTel to improve developer experience

APIs provide a way to simplify development, reduce costs, and create more flexible and scalable applications. Much of today’s development relies on APIs – in the integration of third-party services, in the communication between microservices, in mobile app development, and in other use cases. Some APIs even exist as products themselves for customers to use.