The API, or Application Programming Interface, defines how data is exchanged between your database and any software that needs access to it. You can think of it like a messenger that runs back and forth between your database and other services to collect information and eventually pass it to the front-end.
CRUD (Create. Read. Update. Delete) API Endpoints
Xano auto-generates your basic CRUD API operations which make it easy to retrieve, send and delete data from your database. Of course you can get as complex as you need to be in Xano but understanding the basics is essential.
An API Endpoint defines how data is exchanged between your database any software that needs access to it. Xano allows you to fully customize each endpoint while automatically updating documentation using Swagger.
Each API Endpoint is broken into three sections:
The Function Stack