What is an API?

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An API or Application Programming Interface, allows programmers to access the functionality of a pre-built software module through well-defined data structures and subroutine calls.

Traditionally the most popular networking APIs have accompanied socket libraries. Berkeley sockets and Windows Sockets (Winsock) APIs have seen widespread use for many years. More recently, Java network APIs such as servlets have also grown in popularity.

Gordano provides many API’s to allow you to modify the product behaviour. These include

  • The Mail Meta Language, MML (a powerful scripting language) which allows the customisation of functions throughout the Gordano product range.
  • SMTP clause DLL.
  • An authentication DLL..
  • Message DLL.

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Keywords:API, MML, Apllication Programming Interface

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