May 6, 2015
Single purpose API
Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Payments, Statistics, and WebRTC. Highlights include the PrexView API for converting data to readable formats and the simple-to-implement TalkJS API for chat function. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Mocapay focuses on mobilizing businesses' payment, loyalty, coupon, and gift programs through innovative software. Mocapay aims to unify merchant programs and payment options across all devices. To enhance its platform, Mocapay recently launched a token solution that integrates with any POS system via an API.
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.