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

asked 22 Jan '13, 15:57

Hendrikklaas's gravatar image

accept rate: 5%

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.

permanent link

answered 22 Jan '13, 16:23

gnurk's gravatar image

accept rate: 15%

Your answer
toggle preview

Follow this question

By Email:

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here



Answers and Comments

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or _italic_
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text]( "title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported

Question tags:


question asked: 22 Jan '13, 15:57

question was seen: 2,343 times

last updated: 22 Jan '13, 16:23

powered by OSQA