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Ripple team launches new feature to improve payments API

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  • Ripple Labs announced a new feature it expects to improve its payments API.
  • The “Try It” feature has already been implemented in various API services, such as the Smart Liquidation Payments API.
  • Ripple claims the feature will reduce the entry barrier for new developers or anyone evaluating it for potential integration.

Ripple Labs unveiled a new feature aimed at improving payment APIs. The “Try It” feature is integrated into a few API services, such as the Ripple Payments API, the Report Service API, and the Smart Liquidation Service API, the Ripple team revealed. 

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Ripple confirmed that the new “Try It” feature is now part of the Ripple Payments API documentation. The company further explained that the new feature makes it easy for developers to interact with various APIs by permitting them to conduct tests without real fund transactions or even logging in.

Ripple working to improve developers’ experiences

The company said the new feature is designed to offer instant and realistic feedback from a mock server, which functions the same as its live servers. As the Ripple team states, the development allows developers to get instant feedback when they send simulated API requests to a particular endpoint.

The “Try It” feature has been used on various API services like the Report Service API, the Smart Liquidation Payments API, and the Ripple Payments API, Ripple highlighted. In the official statement, Ripple claimed:

“The product docs team is working on enabling this feature on the Ripple Payments Direct API reference doc pages soon. Stay tuned for additional updates,”

– The Ripple team.

Ripple stated that the new feature is already accessible on the API documentation pages. To access it, developers should visit its specific API reference documentation page. The Ripple team explained that developers can use the “Try It” button to launch the testing interface, then enter data and submit the request. 

The team further revealed that the interface will display the endpoint’s responses based on the input parameters, providing valuable insights into how the API would function under similar conditions.

Ripple team praises the “Try It” feature

The team noted that the feature will help developers in various ways. The company explained that it allows testing without the standard setup and also speeds up the first exploration and familiarization stage. According to Ripple, the new feature lowers the entry barrier for amateur developers or users assessing the feature for potential integration.

The team also mentioned that by eradicating the requirement for a contracting process to gain access to testing elements, the company has improved the integration timeline for both amateur and expert developers.

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Ripple revealed that it plans to expand the feature to include additional APIs, like the Payments Direct API reference documentation. The team also highlighted that the continued expansion demonstrates the firm’s commitment to advancing developer engagement and making the integration process less complex.

The team revealed that developers can explore the feature as it goes live and joins the Ripple API documentation. Developers can leverage the new capability to improve their comprehension and efficiency using Ripple’s financial tool suite.

 


Cryptopolitan reporting by Collins J. Okoth

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