The Xero Accounting API is a RESTful web service that uses the OAuth1 protocol to authenticate 3rd party applications. JSON formatted responses are supported and allows you to upload an attachment against an existing document, download the content of a specific attachments, retrieve any bank transfers, create contact groups and more. Xero APIs expose accounting and related functions of the main Xero application and includes features for; creating transactions, invoices and credit notes, extracting accounting data etc. Xero provides cloud based accounting software to simplify accounting and bookkeeping processes.
Digital transformation has driven a surge in value for the accounting software market. Developers who want to create applications to cash in on this market need the best Application Programming Interfaces, or APIs, to do the job. Here are the 10most popular Accounting APIs from ProgrammableWeb.
Twenty-three APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Accounting, Education, and Feedback. Highlights include APIs from Xero small business accounting service and an API that predicts the effects of climage change on businesses. Here's a look at the what is new.