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This article highlights the top 10 financial APIs on ProgrammableWeb. Capabilities provided by these Finance APIs include digital payments, accessing currency exchange rates & more. With more people using digital payments for purchasing online, it’s no surprise that financial APIs are popular.
Financial freedom, specifically the ability to stay on top of all bank accounts and cards, is something many of us wish we had, but don’t. We end up checking multiple websites or go through countless paper account histories. Then there is the issue of having enough money to pay the bills in the first place. Whether it’s managing multiple accounts or managing money, these mashups have you covered.
Developer's interested in giving back to the community should check out All for Good's new API (our All for Good API Profile). If you are not familiar with All for Good, it is a new service that lets you browse volunteer activities and find events based on your location or interests.
A few weeks ago we reported on the release of the Kiva API, which provides access to the Kiva.org global microlending database. Not long after the API's release, blog posts from Bill Zimmerman and the Kiva team report that several developers are already working on Kiva mashups:
Developers now have an additional opportunity to contribute to their karma by developing socially conscious applications with the newly released Kiva API (our new Kiva API profile). Kiva, a person-to-person micro-lending site, announced the release of the RESTful API on its new developer blog earlier today. This is great news for the mashup community.