There are different ways to get information out of Recurly; each option has pros and cons depending on the specific objective. This article looks at when to consider webhooks, a very effective and efficient means to obtain information. The example is the process of retrying a failed payment.
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Webhooks offer a far more efficient way to monitor changes to an endpoint than traditional polling. In this recent article on InfoWorld, Mark Geene discusses the technology and highlights three commercial implementations that put it to good use to improve the customer experience.
New advances are constantly made to the fundamental architecture of networkable APIs drawing into question the longevity of the prevailing approach. Like how RPC-style APIs gave way to REST-styled APIs. Now there's GraphQL from Facebook and its recent adoption by Github raises interesting questions.
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||The Facebook API is a platform for building applications that are available to the members of the social network of Facebook. The API allows applications to use the social connections and profile...||Social||08.16.2006|
||From documentation: At Facebook's core is the social graph; people and the connections they have to everything they care about. The Graph API presents a simple, consistent view of the Facebook...||Social||12.17.2010|
||The Mailchimp API syncs campaign stats and subscribers information between MailChimp and a database. It helps to download a list of unsubscribes to clean inhouse lists, build client portals, and pull...||12.21.2007|
||SendGrid's cloud-based email helps keep emails out of spam folders, provides a cloud service that scales with email demands, and provides email analytics to track opens and clicks. SendGrid...||08.11.2009|
||Zendesk is a software as a service company that provides businesses with different communication tools. The Zendesk Core API enables developers to integrate the Zendesk platform into their...||Support||04.20.2009|
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||This API allows acces to AfterShip shipment tracking and notifications and is designed for developers to add tracking functionality. Track shipments and returns In transit, Out for delivery, Failed...||Shipping||12.01.2016|
||The Marqeta Webhooks API integrates notifications of credit card transactions and transaction events. It is available in HTTPS POST via endpoint that can be previously configured by a developer....||Webhooks||10.31.2016|
||Omise is a provider of intermediary financial and payments services. The Omise Webhooks API allows developers to integrate secure payments portals in web and mobile apps. Users can use the RESTful...||Payments||10.29.2016|
Line Social REST
||The Line Social REST operates as a social media platform for users that sign up for Line accounts. Subscribers can use the Line accounts to make or receive friend requests and communicate freely with...||Social||10.25.2016|
||The Line Messaging API provides an interactive communication platform for users with LINE accounts – that is, either a Line official account or the LINE@account. It actually works like a social media...||Messaging||10.24.2016|
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||One Diary is a shared calendar integration solution for collaborative teams. Accessible as a web app, the service allows users to create tags to create curated calendars using email, and...||Calendars||09.19.2014|
||The feedly app aggregates a user's favorite sites into a streamlined summary. Feedly uses RSS feeds to display cards pertaining to a user's curated tastes. Feedly...||News Services||08.21.2014|
The feedly app aggregates a user's favorite sites into a streamlined summary. Feedly uses RSS feeds to display cards pertaining to a user's curated tastes.
||An example of how to integrate the Twitter Streaming API, Pusher and Pusher WebHooks. More info at http://blog.pusher.com/2011/12/7/filtrand-a-demo-webhooks||Social||02.01.2012|