Coinbase is an electronic service and "wallet" for bitcoins and digital currency. Users can transfer currency, pay merchants, and make other payments instantly.
The Coinbase API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Coinbase with other applications. Some example API methods include retrieving account information and balances, sending money, requesting money, and managing user information.
Payment options are not limited to cash, checks, or credit cards anymore. ECommerce and mobile tech have transformed the ways people buy goods and services in the past few years. Driving the new options are APIs. Here's a list of top APIs for Payments, according to traffic on ProgrammableWeb.
ProgrammableWeb's series on cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies aims to give you a sense of the various components and business opportunities within the various cryptocurrency ecosystems. Now, let's take a look at a small handful of typical APIs across those ecosystems.
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