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what is fullform for API

 
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hi!
I wonder What is the fullform for API.please explain
thanks in advance
 
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Application Programming Interface
 
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API means Application Programming Interface.
Java API includes all the stadard packages, classes with various methods defined in it. When program is written in java, it uses java API do perform differnt tasks.
 
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hi,
API--->Application Programming Interface
API is comman for all (device drivers,windows,java...)
In JAVA, Sun launched nearly hundrads of API for Specific needs.
This API contains classes,interfaces,and Methods & Field Summery.
Eg:
jdk1.3 API
jsdk2.0 API(servlet API)
J2ee API
JDBC 3.0 API
.................
.................
u can download these from www.java.sun.com web site.

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