The SnapScan API is a RESTful-like API that provides authentication, error codes, pagination,and webhooks for developers utilizing the API's services. The SnapScan API provides tools for generating QR codes and URL structures, can query the status of payments that were made against merchant accounts, and mark the end of transaction periods and query all payments completed within associated periods. SnapScan is a mobile payments platform based in Cape Town, South Africa.
QR Codes (Quick Response Codes) are a type of barcode that can be read from a smartphone camera. Developers wishing to create applications that can create or read QR Codes can use Application Programming Interfaces, or APIs, to get the job done. Here we highlight the most popular APIs for QR Codes.
Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Natural Language Processing, Search, and Payments. Featured today is the Google Knowledge Graph API, which replaces the Freebase API. Here, we summarize the new additions and how they can assist developers.