This Python 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.
The World Bank, whose mission is to end world poverty by providing financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world, is now offering developers a new API (our World Bank API profile).The bank considers the development of its API a component of this mission.
OAuth Newbies can find it tricky initially. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to get started with OAuth 2.0 while avoiding all the fiddly parts around handling tokens. The folks over at Insomnia will show you how to authenticate an API client for the GitHub API with OAuth 2.0 and the Insomnia app.
Innovation in web service APIs is not always technical, sometimes it's about money. Such is the case with Yahoo's announcement that later this year they will begin charging for usage of BOSS (Build your Own Search Service), their search web service for developers. Given that search revenue is typically ad-driven, and that advertising doesn't typically mesh with APIs, this has meant that search APIs have been one of the most challenging classes of APIs for providers to monetize. So it's notable to see how Yahoo has chosen to tackle this: via a 'utility' pricing model, somewhat akin to how infrastructure services like Amazon Web Services charge by usage.