Application Programming Interface (API)
An API is a well-defined interface that can be called from a remote process. There are many styles and protocols available to enable calls to APIs. The most popular at the moment is the REST API style that piggy-backs on top of the HTTP protocol that powers the Internet. Egeria makes extensive use of REST APIs.
Details of the different types of APIs provided by Egeria can be found in the Developer Guide. In addition, it is possible to automatically catalog details of the APIs that your organization uses:
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