What's an API wrapper?

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asked Jan 30, 2012 by RafalChmiel (491 points)

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answered Jan 30, 2012 by EnvoyOfTheEnd (1,231 points)
The API or Application Programming Interface is an interface to low level functions on a device that are accessible to other applications simply by calling thme.

A wrapper is where another layer is added, often designed to simplify the process by doing multiple API calls itself and requring the user of it to be less concerned with the internal workings.
commented Jan 30, 2012 by RafalChmiel (491 points)
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