PayPal has officially released PayPal X, its next generation platform that includes a variety of APIs and other resources for developers. Primarily aimed at allowing developers to embed payment processing in a wider array of applications and environments, this is a major expansion of PayPal's APIs.
Google has introduced a one-click payment experience via a new Payment Request API. The API eliminates the need for a traditional checkout experience by handling the payment experience through a simple API call. The service is not a payment method, nor does it integrate with payment processors.
Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Internet of Things, Payments, Application Development and DevOps. Highlights today include the open source Grafeas API for securing the software supply chain. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.