In May, PW reported on Gumroad's API that aimed to simplify online transactions. Indeed, the earlier release did move Gumroad towards its goal: "to democratize the ability to sell stuff online." However, Gumroad's latest offer, Platform API, simplifies the online buying process even further. The earlier API required buyers to register for a Gumroad account and required the use of links. The Platform API removes the need for links and buyer accounts. Instead, an entire transaction occurs on the merchant's site.
Lollapalooza 2012, a major U.S. music festival is only a few months away. With top of the line artists and attendees, the Event can sure do with an application that can provide fans with all the information they need about artists, events and the happenings at Lollapalooza 2012. Here is your chance to take centre stage and get your app selected as the Official Fan App for Lollapalooza 2012.
Event ticketing service SeatGeek has made its internal recommendations service available in the SeatGeek API. Developers can now integrate the advanced recommendations functionality of the SeatGeek platform into websites and applications.