DocuSign, a leading eSignature Transaction Management Platform is on a mission to make the task of integrating electronic signatures into your applications easier. It has announced the release of the company's new DocuSign eSignature REST API with a revamped Developer portal that can get you started with implementing eSignatures in your applications within hours.
The DocuSign eSignature REST API package consists of Step by Step API walkthroughs, an API Explorer, Online documentation and Support groups to help you ramp up with their platform quickly. We have commented that good API documentation is a key to a successful API developer program and DocuSign has followed that to a maximum. Their API Explorer is powered by Mashery IODocs and allows you to try out the REST APis with request/responses without the need to write any client code. You will need to sign up for a free Developer Account to get the API Key.
The API provides you enough flexibility depending on how to want to integrate eSignatures in your platform. API Methods include embedding DocuSign into your application, sending documents for signature, retrieving signed documents and checking on the status of the document that you sent for signing.
The process of scanning, signing and emailing documents back and forth is time consuming and cumbersome. Organizations are actively integration eSignature services within their application architecture to ease the process. If you are looking to evaluate an eSignature platform, then the DocuSign platform is a great one to begin with, especially with their REST API explorer.