Daily API RoundUp: Kustomer, ProxyCrawl, Bread, Singapore Airlines

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Ten APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Air Travel, Payments, and Passwords. Featured today is an API that enables applications to send passwords via text message and an API to analyze sentiment in social media posts. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.

APIs

Bread is a financing solution offered by New Jersey's Cross River Bank that helps retailers offer pay-over-time solutions. The Bread API enables developers to integrate payment options for eCommerce clients. With the API, developers can include a Bread button that allows customers to apply for credit products in a checkout flow, similar to applying for a loan for shopping online. Transaction and cart management also available. The API is listed under the Payments category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Payments APIs.

Give customers pay-over-time options with Bread API

Give customers pay-over-time options with Bread API. Image: Bread/Cross River Bank

MSG91 is bulk SMS service. The MSG91 OTP API allows developers to send OTPs (one-time passwords) over SMS or Voice. These can be used to confirm contact information, implement 2-factor login, secure transactions, and more. Developers can customize message content, choose the sender ID, and determine the length of the OTP (4 to 9 digits). This API is listed under the Passwords category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Passwords APIs.

Singapore Airlines (SIA) recently announced the KrisConnect Programme developer platform. The company's APIs offer partners a range of functionality, including two that were recently added to our Air Travel category. Singapore Airlines Flight Information API allows users to retrieve customers latest information on SIA flight status. Singapore Airlines Flight Booking API allows users to retrieve offers, plus complete orders and booking processes for Singapore Airlines. Both APIs provide real-time information to improve customer experiences.

Text2data.org provides services for users to analyze unstructured data in documents, plus analyze social media and survey data. The Text2data.org REST API enables advanced applications to perform advanced text analytics. The API supports displaying personalized analysis to users, training custom modules and displaying them to users, tracking customer satisfaction, and analyzing sentiment. This API is listed under the Analytics category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Analytics APIs.

Kustomer is a customer engagement platform that encompasses customer experience, support, and service. The platform enables users to monitor and analyze customer behavior to deliver better customer experience. Kustomer API features timelines for actionable views of customers, conversations across different channels, customer objects, event and transaction search, and sentiment analysis. The API returns JSON responses with metadata, tracking, and customer data. The Kustomer API is listed under the Engagement category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Engagement APIs.

Access the Kustomer platform via REST API

Access the Kustomer platform via REST API. Image: Kustomer

ProxyCrawl provides for tools for crawling internet data at scale. The ProxyCrawl API allows developers to scrape any website using real web browsers. This means that even if a page is built using only JavaScript, ProxyCrawl can crawl it and provide the HTML necessary to scrape it. The API handles proxy management, avoids captchas and blocks, and manages automated browsers. This API is listed under the Data Mining category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Data Mining APIs.

Big Cartel provides a platform for creating online stores for creative artists, makers to sell their work. We've recently added the Big Cartel Webhooks API as well as updated the original Big Cartel API in our eCommerce category. The Big Cartel API is now RESTful, and enables programmatic access to the Big Cartel online store platform, wherein developers can access accounts, artists, categories, countries, discounts, orders, and products.

Big Cartel API

Screenshot: Big Cartel

SharpSpring provides marketing automation services. The SharpSpring API enables developers to connect to internal CRM functionalities, create and manage leads, perform CRUD operations on accounts and retrieve marketing data. This API is listed under the Customer Relationship Management category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Customer Relationship Management APIs.

 

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