There a lot of questions wih API or related too it. I didnt find the full description of this abbreviation. Is anyone able to explain it ? Greetz

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API is an abbreviation of Application programming interface and the OpenStreetMap API specifically describes how a program can send and retrieve OpenStreetMap data.

Thus, you may think of an API as a description of how computer programs should talk with each other to get the job done.

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