Instructions for doing so are defined in software libraries that are separate from the core language, and they must be explicitly imported into a program in order to be used. The description of how to use the instructions defined in a library is often referred to as the application programming interface (API).
- CHAPTER 1: Introduction to Computer Science
- from Introduction to Computing Using Python: An Application Development Focus
- Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
- Released: December 2011
library is the standard programs which can be shared by many programs