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To get started writing your own API apps, you need a developer account and an application key. Developer accounts are free and must be set up by someone on our team. Just email sales@mediasilo.com with your request and we'll create you a developer account. Once we have created your developer account, you will receive an email with your MediaSilo Sandbox Account information. Follow the link to set up a password. You will use the username and password you created for your sandbox account to make calls to the API. [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "Application Keys" } [/block] Now that you have a developer account, your first API call is to create an application. Application Keys help you track app specific activity and help us understand how and where the API is used. See the [Create Application Key](http://docs.mediasilo.com/v3.0/docs/create-application-key) endpoint to create a key.