Application Programming Interface - the specification of the methods, classes, structures etc of software libraries and how they are to be used when developing applications using those libraries.

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What is the “MSN Game API”?

The other day I herd this "MSN Game API" mentioned, but I can not find any information about it anywhere. This particular API seems to be for browser based games (Such as Flash, and ActiveX embedded ...
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Best API coverage for 2D game?

If one were to code a game for most versions of Windows, which API should be used? I know DirectDraw works from NT4 and up (although DirectDraw is emulated on NT4 with GDI). However, I am told ...
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what is the most popular mmorpg game that has an out-of-game api?

World of Warcraft is off the table, because of the "WOW Glider Lawsuit" of 2008. Also see: Where is Blizzards official World of Warcraft API? Eve Online has an API But, what is the MOST popular (in ...
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How to integrate PS3 & Xbox 360 games to Facebook?

After some research online, I am unable to find any concrete references for how to go about implementing Facebook functionality from either Xbox 360 or PS3 games. There is apparently some degree of ...
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API agnostic bridges (ie. OpenGL/D3D/Whatever). Do you use them, how you make them. Pro's and Con's

You are making a 3d engine. You want best of multiplatform worlds. Suddenly you realize that if you want to use Direct3D on Windows machines and OpenGL on OSX/Linux, you'll have to sacrifice supported ...