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Adult Social Care Glossary, v 0.41

Application programming interface


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Definition (in a digital/TEC context)
Tunstall in-house glossary

A set of functions and procedures allowing the creation of applications that access the features or data of an operating system, application, or other service.

Definition (in a digital/TEC context)
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An API is an interface that allows software programs/apps to communicate with one another regardless of how each application was originally designed. Included in standards such as FHIR.

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