This is the official Ruby SDK for constructing BitCoin-themed applications that interface with LUXSTACK. Using the SDK and API, developers can build, test, and scale BitCoin apps quickly that utilize blockchain, transaction, and wallet features.
Whether you've heard of it or not, Platform as a Service, or PaaS, is an emerging trend that is quickly giving way to thousands of mashups across the web and corporate Intranets. A new article in the E-Commerce Times entitled "The PaaS Era, Part 1: Everybody's Pounding Out Mashups" highlights the growth of mashups as web startups and established companies continue to open up their platforms to third party developers.
This article looks at the advantages of cryptocurrency that can be applied to the API space by creating a decentralized API marketplace that removes many existing barriers. The API Network is modeled after bitcoin and hopes to remove the friction between API providers and consumers.
Earlier this week, ProgrammableWeb reported that Amazon has released an In-App Purchasing API for applications and games developed for Mac and PC platforms. A Kindle Fire In-App Purchasing API has been available in the Amazon Mobile App SDK since early last year. Amazon has now announced that another tool will be made available for developers to monetize games and applications; Amazon Coins, a new virtual currency for Kindle Fire that will be launched in the U.S. this May.