The Powershop PHP Sample Code by Powershop demonstrates API interaction, providing base URL, consumer key and secret as configurable variables for a given application. It also offers requests and responses in JSON protocol. Powershop is an electricity company based in New Zealand. Its API services aim to simplify utility integration for developers.
Amazon just announced the ability to arm and disarm home security systems with Alexa. The Alexa Security Panel Controller API enables developers to connect Alexa with security systems so homeowners can arm and disarm their systems without visiting the security panel, and the API supports pins.
Here is an interview with Amber Feng, software engineer for a leading payment API on the web, Stripe. In this interview we will discuss Stripe security and dealing with multiple currencies. Check out our Stripe API profile.
Sometimes, there's more API economy news than there's time to cover it. But you deserve to know, right? So, here's another installation of ProgrammableWeb's "Briefly, In other API Economy News" so you see some of that other stuff that comes our way, but that might not otherwise get covered.