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What is an API?

API is the acronym used for the term ‘Application Programming Interface’. Within computer programming this term refers to the routines, protocols and tools that are used to build software applications forming the foundations of its functionality. It is a programme broken into small files that hold the core functionality of the program.

API's can be placed in other programmes, helping to enhance the user experience for staff and customers. An example of a working API is the placement of a contact verification API into a call centre system, this helps the call centre agent capture the correct address details quickly and efficiently helping them answer the customers questions.

Our range of API address validation solutions can ensure the accuracy of the contact data you collect and keep in your database. 


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