Single purpose API
The growth of APIs owes a lot of thanks to mobile. The reverse is also true, as APIs make possible much of what happens on mobile devices. Along the way, popular API segments have grown with mobile-specific offerings. Perhaps predictably, mobile payments is one of those areas of hyper growth. The most recent crop of mobile payment APIs focuses on specific platforms much of the time, either in addition to or instead of a more universal RESTful API.
Micro-commerce is an emerging global trend, from the microcredit pioneered by Nobel Prize winner Muhammad Yunus, to micropayment systems offered by companies like ZayPay. ZayPay is used for payments for online services, game sites, dating sites, and others. And now they have an API.
||The MessageBird Lookup API allows users to validate and look up a mobile number. Validation determines whether a phone number appears valid, and a lookup identifies which operator a number belongs to...||Messaging||07.21.2016|
||The MessageBird Balance API allows MessageBird customers to get the balance and balance information for their account. The balance may be returned in credits, euros, pounds, or dollars. MessageBird...||Messaging||07.21.2016|
||The MessageBird Verify API allows developers to verify mobile numbers. Users create a verify object with the API, and MessageBird handles creating a token and delivering the message to the provided...||Messaging||07.21.2016|
||The MessageBird Chat API allows developers to connect their websites or applications to the messaging platform of their choice. Platforms available through this API include WeChat, Facebook Messenger...||Messaging||07.21.2016|
MessageBird Voice Messaging
||The MessageBird Voice Messaging API allows developers to convert text messages into voice messages. Each voice message is identified by a unique random ID that can be used to check the status of the...||Messaging||07.21.2016|