The Poloniex Python API enables developers to access the Poloniex API's functions from Python code. This library shows users how to retrieve their open orders and trade histories, place buy and sell orders, cancel orders, and place a withdrawal for a given currency.
Prosperent (quickly growing ad network) and CloudFlare (content delivery network focused on low touch app launches) have announced a partnership aimed at quickly monetizing websites without complicated development work. The partnership is simple, seems obvious, and should intrigue developers across many markets. Most importantly, the partnership should create new ways for anybody/any company with an online presence to make money. Check out the PW profiles for the Prosperent API and the CloudFlare API.
What happens when Joe Investor ("sophisticated" or otherwise) backs too many ventures that go bust that take him down with them? Now that crowdfunding is legal thanks to the JOBS Act passed in 2012, scenarios like this and worse have the potential of becoming much more frequent. But just because it's legal doesn't mean it's free of regulation. In fact, the regulations that are still being hammered out promise to be fierce. How will a crowd sourcing investment site, or an enterprise looking for financing on one of those sites, keep track of it all? Actually, that may not even be possible--unless the funding portal uses a service like the Crowdbouncer API.
In May, TradeKing announced major enhancements to its open API. Now, TradeKing wants to see the API's functionality shine in creative new apps; TradeKing recently announced the TradeKing Financial Entrepreneur Pitch-Fest Competition.