This Ruby SDK provides access to the Braintree Grant API. Developers will need to contact Braintree to request access. The Grant API allows Braintree merchants to provide other Braintree merchants with controlled access to a customer's payment methods. The Grant Webhooks service enables the grantor with the ability to manage the notifications they receive by configuring webhooks with Braintree. Braintree provides services for the collection of credit card and PayPal payments programmatically.
Global payments giant Visa is hosting a three-day hackathon beginning on May 3 that calls on developers to build apps that can help small businesses better prepare for and recover from natural disasters using APIs from the Visa Developer Platform, FEMA and business continuity planners.
Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Motion, Notifications, and eCommerce. Also new to the directory, are several SDKs for use with Pocket, App.net and Monitis APIs. Here's a summary of the new additions and how they can aid developers.