In this article, you will discover the fundamentals of the API first, and the differences in features between both BRIDGE API versions.
I-INTRODUCTION :HOW TO UNDERSTAND THE API SCOPE & BEHAVIOR
To better understand the API's workings and the identity of the different actors involved, nothing beats a visual diagram allowing you to visualized an information system, a connector and an API communicating together.
Two distinct cases:
- You need to transmit your point of sale data on BRIDGE
Below is a schema of how to transmit data from your information system to the BRIDGE API, via the connector. You will also find a legend to accompany the diagram with some explanatory notes:
- You want to retrieve BRIDGE's point-of-sale data and add them to your website, a web application, or any other tool
Below is a schema for recovering data from BRIDGE to your information system:
II-DIFFERENCES IN FUNCTIONALITY BETWEEN BOTH V2 AND V3 BRIDGE API
It is necessary, for a platform migration, that you are aware of the differences in functionality offered by the two APIs V2 and V3.
BRIDGE API V2 technical documentation
https://developer.leadformance.com/v2/ (login / psw : leadformance / api-prod)
BRIDGE V3 technical documentation
Technical documentation to start your own API connector
The following tables show you the labels and features that each version of the API offers you.