At GlueCon 2014, John Musser presents the 10 most common mistakes made by API providers that keep their API from being great. Along with the mistakes including issues such as bad developer experience, poor/inconsistent API design, and unreliable services, he provided his solutions.
Paypal APIs (9)
||PayPal is an e-commerce based business that lets users to make and transfer payments electronically. The PayPal Merchant API lets developers integrate its merchant features and functionality with...||Payments||12.03.2014|
PayPal Segmentation Service
||X.Commerce, eBay's conglomeration of e-commerce platforms and services, has created the Segmentation Service to empower website and application owners with data about the buying and usage habits of...||Tools||01.31.2012|
||The popular online payment giant PayPal provides a variety of API's that allow users to customize and automate how they interact with PayPal's system and customers. However, because of access and...||Security||12.06.2011|
||PayPal, the global leader in secure, online payments helps businesses automate their invoices and get paid faster. Using the PayPal Invoicing APIs, businesses can easily automate their invoicing...||Financial||10.19.2011|
PayPal Adaptive Accounts
||The PayPal Adaptive Accounts API allows users to create applications with built-in account management features. Using the API developers can create a PayPal Business account, add a bank account or a...||Payments||12.23.2010|
PayPal, along with other companies, responds poorly to discovery of security flaws. Duo Security offers an API for its two-factor identification service.
PayPal, looking to provide an additional structure around the Node.js application framework, developed the Kraken implementation, a more secure and scalable framework for building commercial-grade applications. This week, PayPal is making Kraken available to the broader open-source community.