The Tracktry Updatemore Tracking Item PHP Sample Code demonstrates how to access the API to track an item. It includes tracking number, carrier code, title, logistics channel, customer name, customer email, order ID, destination, and status.
Shopify has published its latest API features roundup. The latest round of API updates focuses on merchandising and order fulfillment. A new FulfillmentOrders resource, Order Editing API, Smart Collections endpoint, support for new media types, and automatic discounts highlight the roundup.
Amazon has launched the Mobile Associates API. The API enables developers to monetize apps by offering physical and digital goods for sale through the Amazon marketplace and various Android stores. App owners can earn up to 6% in advertising fees for sales made through an owner's app. With the Mobile Associates API, Amazon aims to present a new way of monetizing apps by offering contextually relevant products for sale within any given app.
Gyft opened its doors in 2012 with a focus on transforming plastic gift cards into their much more convenient--and transferable--digital equivalents. Now, it's turned its attention to the gaming industry that rewards players with points, rewards, credits and coins. But when players want to cash out, gamers and others need to avoid high transaction costs, as CEO Vinny Lingham told Sarah Perez of Techcrunch.