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What is API and how do I use API keys?

What is API? I get asked this question a lot. I’m here to help you by defining what API is and how you can find an application’s API Key to automate your workflow.

When you meet someone for the first time, there are certain social rules to follow when you are exchanging pleasantries. If a person is standing with his arms across his chest like a bouncer, it’s probably safe to say he’s not interested in small talk and you should avoid any unnecessary chatter. On the other hand, if someone comes up to you with a big grin and gives you a huge hug, you know that person is ready and willing to talk to you and most likely lives in the south. An API is similar to this. API stands for Application Program Interface.

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