What’s an API for a web service?

You all must have heard of the term “API” but all of the non techy out there should have drowned in trying to understand what it is. First of all, a general definition of the term can be found on Wikipedia. But here i will concentrate on web services, as...

Efficient or non-efficient?

All of you out there that know me, know that i am an efficiency freak. Most of the times, when someone flashes a plugin to me, i stop and say “is that really necessary?” instead of “this looks cool!”. I know, it’s mostly annoying but you...