When to Use an API vs. an SDK

When to Use an API vs. an SDK

In modern software development, communication between multiple applications is essential to building a robust developer ecosystem, and in turn, a seamless digital experience for customers. Many companies already see the need to create a developer-facing business model, according to a recent Cloud Elements report, which found 55% of businesses use APIs as a revenue stream.

We’ve asked industry experts to explain what APIs and SDKs are, and when developers should use each.