The Zcash Payment API extends the functionalities of the Bitcoin Core API by supporting private Zcash payments. The API enables access to accounting, addresses, operations, payment, and key management methods. Zcash is an implementation of the Zerocash protocol which is based on Bitcoin's core. The Zerocash protocol focuses on a higher standard of privacy through a sophisticated zero-knowledge proving scheme that preserves confidentiality of transaction metadata.
Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Security, Climate, and Artificial Intelligence. Highlights include an API for validating data for AI applications, and an API that uses AI for music creation and composition. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.