Integration of API

I want to integrate a third-party application API to suitecrm dashboard. I am unable to know the process how to do this. If anyone know please give a reply and tell me the process

you can use the external service within logic_hooks (use case: “whenever I save a new contact, system x should assign an internal customer number”). Alternative: Create a new custom job for the scheduler (use case: “every x minutes, import all new orders from the shopsystem y”).
Both options allow you to execute custom php code: