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No, your statement that "an SDK is an API with docs" is completely incorrect.
There is a big difference between a SDK (software development kit) and
an API (application programming interface). The former allows you to
develop applications. The latter allows you to leverage third party
functionality via function calls into a 3rd party component from
within the application you're developing. The two are very, very
On Apr 12, 2005 12:36 PM, Chris Gooch <chris -dot- gooch -at- lightworkdesign -dot- com> wrote:
> > I hope they are asking you to *document* an SDK, not write one.
> An SDK is an API with docs, so I guess in a sense if you write
> docs for an API then you turn it into an SDK...
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