Mashups using the same API (1)
Square is moving beyond the retail terminal thanks to a handful of new APIs meant to help companies accept payments in more places. The E-Commerce API and Register API target retailers large and small with a simple set of tools that integrate fully with Square's payment processing platform.
There's always been a little annoyance on the end of affiliate APIs, those that pay developers money for referring buyers. In exchange for a potential sale, developers have to send their users to the company's site to complete the transaction. In the future, many of those purchasers will be able to remain using the developer's application for the length of the sale. We're a step closer to that future with a new release from API management company Mashery (a ProgrammableWeb sponsor). Mashery customers can now process transactions through their APIs, which means the potential for applications with lower barriers between a customer and a sale. And yes, that little annoyance at the end of affiliate APIs could be going away.
Groupon, which calls itself a "social commerce site," is one of many online services that help consumers pool their buying power to get great deals. However, few companies can share Groupon's experience of attracting $135 million dollars from the same venture capital funds that helped grow Facebook and Zynga. To help third-party developers and affiliate members get the word out about its daily specials, Groupon has released a publicly available API.
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Pitney Bowes GeoSearch
||The Pitney Bowes GeoSearch API allows developers to make calls to the GeoSearch API, enabling local search capabilities on their applications. Pitney Bowes specializes in customer information...||Location||04.02.2016|
Pitney Bowes GeoEnhance
||The Pitney Bowes GeoEnhance API allows developers to make calls to the GeoEnhance API, enabling access to addresses, places, points of interests, and timezone by location. Pitney Bowes specializes in...||Location||04.02.2016|