Air quality is not a new topic. It has been relevant for thousands of years, from the ancient Greeks’ study of the gases and vapors in the air as a part of their purification rituals to the creation of smog in industrial cities. There is no doubt that it has been an issue for a very long time and that it will continue to be one in the future.
Why should I recommend an API and what is an API?An application programming interface (API) is a set of definitions and protocols that provide an informal contract between two software programs so that they may successfully exchange information. This allows software engineers to build interoperability into their systems by leveraging APIs rather than replicating
This API will retrieve the current, historical, and forecasted Air Quality Index of any location in the world.
To make use of it, you must first:
1- Go to Air Quality Index API and simply click on the button “Subscribe for free” to start using the API.
2- After signing up in Zyla API Hub, you’ll be given your personal API key. Using this one-of-a-kind combination of numbers and letters, you’ll be able to use, connect, and manage APIs!
3- Employ the different API endpoints depending on what you are looking for.
4- Once you meet your needed endpoint, make the API call by pressing the button “run” and see the results on your screen.