Boto is a Python library that provides an interface to many of Amazon's web services. So far, all of the library's features work with Python 2.6 and 2.7. Compatibility with Python 3.3+ is in the works.
Sixteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Payments, Banking,and Mapping. Highlighted today is an API for accessing road conditions across several states in the U.S. plus an API for building investment and wealth management FinTech applications.
Acquired.com has announced the release of a new API-powered payment solution that the company claims will allow businesses to pay partners in just a few seconds. Additionally, the solution will provide visibility into the status of the transfer.
The W3C Web Payments Working Group has published working drafts of Web Payments HTTP Specifications that include the Web Payments HTTP API 1.0 and Web Payments HTTP Messages 1.0. The two specifications are designed to work together to enable payment requests outside of a browser context.