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Never be afraid to ask why or what or how. At worst, you'll gain a better understanding. At best, you'll find a way to do it better!

What is an API?

An API is an Application Programming Interface, but what's that really mean? In a more practical sense, it's one programmer hiding the (possibly messy) details of their own code behind a nice veneer, in order to make it easier for another programmer to consume it in their own program.
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What is a Git alias?

If you're unfamiliar with Git's "alias" feature, it provides a way to create shortcuts for other Git commands, which can save you a lot of time. They’re easy to setup and maintain too. Let's see how.
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