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History usually unfolds in tiny, imperceptible increments. It is a rare event that changes civilization – suddenly, visibly, irreversibly – but that is what we have witnessed over the last few years. Now, nearly every facet of society has shifted, from personal relationships to giant government bodies to the inner workings of business – with previous behaviors and ideas becoming extinct, and new norms quickly replacing them.

Application Programming Interfaces, or APIs, were developed to streamline the way digital ecosystems communicate and interact with each other. At their core, APIs abstract the complexity of connecting multiple disparate systems. This allows developers to integrate third-party content or services quickly and easily into their applications, automate mundane tasks, and increase convenience for online shopping, one-stop travel planning, and other digital miracles.