The Shopify Mobile Buy Android SDK by Shopify aims to simplify the selling of physical products from a mobile application. Download includes Mobile Buy SDK for Android and a sample app to know how to use the SDK. Requisites include SDK 9, JSK 1.7, Android 1.2.x, and the mobile app sales channel to the Shopify store.
Bizimply, a cloud solution operations management system aimed at restaurant chains and retail stores, provides the Bizimply API that enables developers to access its functionality. Built out of a need for managers to be free from unnecessary paperwork, allowing them to spend more time on driving sales, Bizimply is an easy to use application that allows users to keep an eye on business vitals at any time and see exactly how things are running from shift to shift.
In May, PW reported on Gumroad's API that aimed to simplify online transactions. Indeed, the earlier release did move Gumroad towards its goal: "to democratize the ability to sell stuff online." However, Gumroad's latest offer, Platform API, simplifies the online buying process even further. The earlier API required buyers to register for a Gumroad account and required the use of links. The Platform API removes the need for links and buyer accounts. Instead, an entire transaction occurs on the merchant's site.