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13.G: Python and Web Services (Glossary)

  • Page ID
    3226
  • API
    Application Program Interface - A contract between applications that defines the patterns of interaction between two application components.
    ElementTree
    A built-in Python library used to parse XML data.
    JSON
    JavaScript Object Notation. A format that allows for the markup of structured data based on the syntax of JavaScript Objects.
    SOA
    Service-Oriented Architecture. When an application is made of components connected across a network.
    XML
    eXtensible Markup Language. A format that allows for the markup of structured data.