URX is an API that allows developers to perform deep linking tactics. This tutorial, posted on URX's developer's site, shows how to use URX to let a user listen to a song using HTTP headers and JSON formatted requests. The walkthrough will show one how to use the URX Search API to find a deeplink to a specific song or artist in an app like Spotify, which you can then display to your user.
Google has acquired Apigee, one of the top API management solution providers. When it comes to APIs, there are few companies that provide as many APIs as Google. It practically gave birth to the API economy. Now, it's positioning itself to host and manage them with Google Cloud Platform.
Xero, cloud accounting software provider, has expanded its Payroll product to integrate with other applications via the Payroll API. The Payroll API allows developers to build add-on apps to work alongside Xero products, or integrate Xero functionality into existing apps and workflows. Xero's target audience remains in the SMB space who typically cannot afford massive onsite, dedicated ERP and accounting software packages.