In a relatively short time, the Stripe API has become a popular choice amongst developers wanting to incorporate payments into their apps. While its simple documentation and quick setup have received most of the attention, it's also a robust platform. Among the features that have endeared it to developers are events, which use webhooks to update apps on incidents of note.
It's a good time to be a Facebook developer, because the social network keeps adding new ways to interact with their Facebook platform. Along with the create application API we covered, there's an improved events interface and the long-awaited ads API.