This SDK is a CakePHP Plugin that interacts with the Plaid API, to handle bank account information. The Plaid API allows developers to integrate transaction and account data from most major financial institutions into third party applications. Plaid provides services to empower innovators by delivering access to financial systems.
The new Obama administration's focus on transparency and the recent economic crisis has given a great deal of attention on the value of online APIs for accessing government data. One of the latest examples comes from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis who have recently released a new API to access their FRED database, a comprehensive collection of U.S. economic trends. The API also provides online access to ALFRED, an archive of historic economic data, which features information dating all the way back to the 1920s. We've added a FRED API Profile with technical details.
Google just made it easier for more developers to get paid in more countries around the world. The company expanded how consumers can pay for apps in the Play Store, and added to the number of countries that can sell apps.