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API = set of functions made available to your application.

OpenGL is an API. It provides some functions which you can use to draw polygons etc.

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You should research this on Google...

http://www.google.com

or if you prefer

http://www.google.ca
Hell a lot of things can be researched via a search engine :D

Try it out :D!



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Even better, well *gasp* look what you can find with a few clicks.

....

I''m sorry, but if you have a question, and don''t research it, and EXPECT to get a nice reply (all of the time), then your sorely mistaken.

So, what are you going to do from now on?

Yah! Research it!



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After a C program is compiled, the exe file formed doesnt need the C library when u run the exe. However an API is needed when u run the exe file using the API, isnt it?

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API = Application Program Interface. Which means that you expose parts of your program or dll so that others can also use it.
Using a message box in Win32 is calling an API in the windows.h is where it is declared. Well indirectly it its included into that file.

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