MasterCard's Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) initiative encourages the development community to innovate with us in advancing commerce. Developers can now leverage previously proprietary APIs for MasterCard's payments and data services to create groundbreaking e-commerce and mobile payment applications.
Use UTF-8 encoding when sending arguments to API methods.
The authentication protocol allows you to perform actions on user accounts in a manner that is secure for MasterCard Developer Zone users. All services require authentication.
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After registering, the next thing you need to do is register an Application using the "Add An App" button on your dashboard.
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