The IB Blue Ruby Sample Code demonstrates how to access the API to integrate shipping labels and fulfillment within e-commerce businesses and online marketplaces. The API offers price comparison, label printing, manifest generation, transaction details, and tracking features.
Mashery (A ProgrammableWeb sponsor) and Forrester are presenting a free webinar on February 6th to discuss how enterprises can successfully shift from SOA governance to API management which enables businesses to be competitive through digital channels.
When Amazon announced a public beta of its cloud computing infrastructure in 2006, it was the beginning of the new computing era in which you can consume and pay for computing resources per use. Today we have a lot of public clouds, however, when you build and deploy your application you are often bound to a single cloud provider through its proprietary API. DeltaCloud provides you with unified API across major cloud providers that you can use to manage your virtual machines in major clouds such as EC2 or Rackspace.
DropBuddies, the Postmates of Nigeria, launched an API that allows local businesses to include courier services directly within their apps. Without leaving the integrated business' app, users get a delivery quote, ETA, and book a delivery. Once booked, users can track shipments through delivery.