What is Api / Web-services ?
When you talk to an IT provider, you will often hear these terms!
- API : It's an application programming interface, , it makes it possible to connect two services between them.
In fact, this infrastructure allows data exchange secure and optimal through a network such as Internet .
As of today, two methods share the bulk of the market:
SOAP, based on an envelope and XML system, it allows to perform specific actions on the server.
REST, based on the HTTP protocol, it allows the best use of the latter to manipulate data relating to traditional entities.
- Web-services, It's an acronym, a web-service Refers to an end point given to an API.
Here you know a little more about these computer terms ...