This Java sample code walks you through the basics for making a successful API call and passing through the authentication steps. It is used for two way (Mutual) SSL and for API Key - Shared Secret (X-Pay-Token). The repository of code snippets for the Visa Developer Program can be used with various Visa API's including; CyberSource Payments, Visa Direct, Visa Checkout, Mobile Location Confirmation, Visa Transaction Alerts and more. The Visa Developer Program opens new opportunities with direct access to Visa’s APIs, developer tools and expertise.
As Financial Institutions consider making a foray into the IoT space, they must consider the role that APIs play. APIs can help set the stage for IoT initiatives and banks should take the time to understand the types of APIs available to them and how those APIs are central to any digital strategy.
At TwilioCon in San Francisco today, Twilio is unveiling a new billing system for its API. This new in-app billing solution is called "Twilio Connect," and it provides a much simpler model for developers to implement customer billing when it comes to recurring charges for SMS and phone calls.
At some point before long mashups will start becoming more utilitarian and less one-off novelties. Currently one of the more useful utilities built on web APIs is the blueorganizer Firefox extension from adaptiveblue (a ProgrammableWeb sponsor).