APIs (Library Support)
JAVA APIs (Library Support)
An application programming interface (API), in the context of Java, is a collection of prewritten packages, classes, and interfaces with their respective methods, fields and constructors.
- A set of hypertext markup language (HTML) files provides information about the API
- One package contains hyperlinks to information on all of the classes
- A class document includes the class hierarchy, a description of the class, a list of member variables, a list of constructors, and so on