Writers' First Review Draft    (2UJS)

Term    (2YKS)
Application Programmable Interface (API)    (2UJV)
Origin/Source for Inclusion of the Term    (2YKT)
Service Components Sub Committee    (2UJX)
OMB Context Definition    (2YKU)
Reference/URL OMB Context Definition    (2UJZ)
Business Definition    (2YKV)
An API is a set of functions or methods used to access some functionality.    (2UK1)
Reference/URL for Business Definition    (2YKW)
http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/A/API.html    (2UK3)
Technical Definition    (2YKX)
A formalized set of software calls and routines that can be referenced by an application program in order to access supporting system or network services.    (2UK5)
Reference/URL Technical Definition    (2YKY)
Context Definition 1    (2YL0)
A set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications. A good API makes it easier to develop a program by providing all the building blocks. A programmer puts the blocks together.    (2UK8)
Reference/URL Context Definition 1    (2YL1)
Webopedia    (2UKA)
Context Definition 2    (2YL2)
Reference/URL for Context Definition 2    (2UKC)
Context Definition 3    (2UKD)
Reference/URL for Context Definition 3    (2UKE)

See Also Related Terms    (2UKF)