(WINdows INternET API) A Microsoft programming interface for Windows that provides access to the HTTP, FTP and Gopher protocols. It enables Windows programs to be written as clients to Web servers over the Internet or on an intranet. The server counterpart is ISAPI, which is specific to Microsoft's IIS Web server. See ISAPI.
Number of functions that API hooking and IFH can access Name API hooking IFH COM mshtml 13 26,154 O jscript 4 3,539 O vbscript 4 4,066 O wininet 247 4,049 urlmon 219 5,457 O mlang 14 1,056 O shlwapi 858 3,573 Table 2.