When compared to the simple websites, it must be said of the typical scheduling API, that this is something that is mostly in use with applications and rarely out of it. There are thus bound to be advantages to the system that makes it common to use APIs on applications as compared to the websites. This is what is being highlighted here in the brief write up below.
The exclusive nature of the scheduling API
As compared to the application, the typical website is more of a general use item. There is very little by way of focused attention to any particular subject that a website deals with and as such an API would be something of irrelevant in the given situation at best.
If the typical application is taken into consideration, it would be evident that not always are scheduling API the most desired factors. But there could be some other interface in use on a given application. Thus the APIs can be seen as a sort of modular approach to meeting the demands of the situation.
So in effect, each time a scheduling issue comes up, it would be just right to use the scheduling API. Thus a single interface could be used in a number of occasions and not just restricted to a single use. This could in essence be a factor that is missing in any other application of the internet at present.
The time factor in the development stages
In this sort of a compartmentalized approach, it is a fact that time is saved at each instance. This is done by needing that much lesser time to develop application interfaces from the scratch as would have been the case otherwise.
More than the convenience of the approach, it is the rather practical look at things that makes this sort of handling of issues just the right sort of approach. In the modern business world where time is indeed money, the APIs and their use can considerably cut short development time for applications.
The time factor has to seen in the light of the fact that in order to be competitive and relevant the time taken to develop an application must be kept to the bare minimum. It is possible to do so with the use of APIs to good effect at all time.
Finding return for money sunk into producing an application
No application gets to show a capital inflow unless it is put into the market and starts earning. The reduction of development times has to be seen in this light of things where the faster development would typically mean the earlier that an application gets to bring in money.
In the long run, this would mean a lot more people trying out their hands at producing applications and thus a wider acceptance of this form of the internet. It could be another way to approach technology and its uses most of the time.