Cryptocurrency has been around since 2009 when bitcoin was first open-sourced. A recent rally in the price of bitcoin got us wondering if there has been a similar surge in developer interest in bitcoin. This article uses our directory data to look at the growth of APIs in this space.
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This article is part of a 10-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2016. Finance and Banking APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.
Mastercard, a company that once warned that the risks of digital currency outweigh the benefits, has released two new blockchain APIs to promote collaboration and innovation in the digital exchange of value. Through its Mastercard Labs arm, Mastercard has indicated the API release is just the start.
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||CoinDesk is an information center on Bitcoins, a decentralized digital currency used around the world. One service that CoinDesk provides is the Bitcoin Price Index (BPI). This Bitcoin pricing data...||Financial||09.21.2013|
||BitStamp is an online exchange for bitcoins. Online consumers and traders can use it as a global marketplace to buy and sell BitCoins. Users make cash deposits to buy bitcoins from other users. They...||Financial||06.15.2012|
||Coinkite is a bitcoin service that provides an exchange and bank for bitcoin and other crypto-currency use. Coinkite also both online banking and a debit card with which to transact in bitcoins...||Financial||10.27.2013|
||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...||Financial||08.22.2012|
||Mobbr is a crowd-based payment platform. The Mobbr API is a payment app for collaboration and crowd-sourcing. Mobbr accepts POST and PUT requests, and returns responses, in JSON or XML....||Payments||04.17.2015|
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||The FIX API has existing software that uses FIX for order management. The Financial Information eXchange is a standard protocol that can be used to enter orders, submit or cancel requests, and...||Bitcoin||06.15.2017|
||The GDAX API provides access to a continuous first-come, first-serve order book. Orders are executed in price-time priority as received by the matching engine and includes; Funding, Margin Transfer...||Bitcoin||06.15.2017|
||ChromaWallet Professional runs in server mode and has a built-in JSON-RPC API that supports SPV. Clients can verify data without a server, with Mobile apps for Android and iOS. It works on a...||Blockchain||06.14.2017|
||The MoneyPot API returns gambling data in bitcoin format. It is available with access token and JSON requests and responses. With the API, developers can create a casino app, place a custom bet, and...||Gambling||05.16.2017|
Bitcoin to Bank Account
||BitcoinToBankAccount.com facilitates the telegraphic transfer of Bitcoin-denominated currency to bank accounts within 24 hours. TheBitcoin to Bank Account API allows developers tointegrate app- or...||Financial||01.21.2017|
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||Currency Table is a mobile application that shows the exchange rates for different currency pairs. This application uses APIs such as MNB Exchange Rate, Central Bank of Armenia Exchange Rates, and...||Financial||11.11.2015|
||Bitcoin Checkout is an open source Google App Engine demo project that shows a checkout and invoicing system that works for Bitcoin, Litecoin, or Blackcoin. It provides QR and BIP32-compliant payment...||Bitcoin||04.16.2015|
||Bitcoin ATM uses AngularJS and the Coinkite API to simulate a Bitcoin vending machine. In addition to Bitcoins, it can also dispense Litecoins and Blackcoins.||Bitcoin||04.16.2015|
Best Bitcoin Price
||Best Bitcoin Price is a Canadian Bitcoin exchange that helps users find the best available prices for buying and selling Bitcoins. They only work with exchanges that meet their security guidelines...||Bitcoin||09.17.2014|
||The app features the latest bitcoin news and analysis, Bitcoin Price Index, a price chart, currency converter and price alert notifications. Users can check the real-time bitcoin price on the app’...||Bitcoin||05.08.2014|