The GoCardless PHP Client Library is a simple PHP interface to the GoCardless API. The client requires PHP version 5.3. GoCardless is a service that lets users accept online payments. With the API, users can create subscriptions, pre authorization, and automated bills. In addition, the API can read existing resources and create bills under a pre-existing authorization.
Eleven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory under the Home Automation, Marketing, Payments, and Healthcare categories, among others. Featured today is an API for open source smarthome automation system Domoticz. Have a look at the new additions in this summary.
Global payments company Mastercard has announced that it will be opening up its internal blockchain API to developers. According to the company, the API, which is focused on B2B transactions, "Mastercard’s blockchain solution provides a new way for consumers, businesses and banks to transact."
Google has introduced a one-click payment experience via a new Payment Request API. The API eliminates the need for a traditional checkout experience by handling the payment experience through a simple API call. The service is not a payment method, nor does it integrate with payment processors.