This Ruby gem is the official client reference for accessing the Block.io API from an application in Ruby. Block.io API offers a secure wallet and payment service for transacting the three most common cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin, Doge, & LiteCoin). The Block.io API can be used to return balances, conduct withdrawals and account maintenance, and return user IDs & addresses associated with a specific account.
Thirty One APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Banking, DevOps, and Notifications. Highlights today include several Messaging APIs and APIs for building finance and stock trading applications. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Bitcoin, the anonymous, peer to peer virtual currency, has been getting a lot of press lately. From the severe inflation to the hacks and the big heist, not all of it has been good. However, it's certainly an interesting system, and there are a few good trading services such as Mt.Gox and Tradehill aimed at making Bitcoin more available and more usable for the average person. Today we'll take a look at the Mt.Gox API and Tradehill API.