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Application Programming Interface (API)

You can think of an API as a set of building blocks that enable data transmission between one software platform and another.

In the hospitality industry, APIs are often used to extend the functionality of the point-of-sale system by connecting it with various software programs such as inventory management solutions, online ordering platforms, accounting tools, etc. Operators use APIs to increase operational efficiency.

Apicbase provides robust API endpoints to enable strong tech ecosystems for foodservice enterprises.

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