Application Program Interface


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Application Program Interface

A portion of a software program that allows it to interact with other programs. An application program interface is necessary for many complex programs to function.
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Telephony Application Program Interface or TAPI, allows iVoice to integrate its applications into different telephone private branch exchange systems (or PBX's), thereby eliminating the need for additional external and expensive hardware components.
Images that are found to have serious and indisputable problems, such as compression or file errors, are rejected immediately so that they never enter the system, and the presenting institution is notified of the error immediately via the standard Application Program Interface (API).
An open application program interface (API) offered by industry leaders like CASI has a positive impact on industry collaboration between independent system vendors and promotes faster development of interfaces that can be easily integrated into a customer's existing or new system.
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