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Announcing our souped-up API

At Fluxiom, we strongly believe in the power of APIs and application integration. By integrating Fluxiom with other web-based services, be they your own custom solutions or existing Web 2.0 applications, it is possible to create an all-automated, fluid workflow that saves time, money and frustration. For example, did you know Fluxiom serves as the backend to one of Europe’s largest high-volume, high-speed printers, that handles all the biggest advertising campaigns for prestigious brands?

Benefits of the new API

Today, we are announcing a cleaner and richer API that’s better documented, too. You can head over to our API page for the latest documentation, tips and code examples. In a nutshell, this new API provides:

  • Richer access to the account contents, including tag management and improved file uploads for an all-automated workflow, from data input to organisation.
  • Multiple working formats: we now offer JSON in addition to our traditional XML interface, for better compatibility with enterprise back-ends.
  • Much, much better documentation because good code is documented code and documentation ensures forward compatibility.

We have also reviewed and updated our back-end to further stabilise and accelerate API interactions, especially when dealing with repeated instructions and large data sets.

Getting started

Setting up a great API is as much about the journey, as it is about the destination. All accounts, including our Free plan include access to the API, making it really easy to get going and test the waters. (Of course, you cannot access features that are not included in the plan.)

If you have questions or experience any difficulties with the new API, please contact Developer Relations, and know we are committed to helping you get your project off the ground.

We hope this improved API makes it easier for you to build the workflow of your dreams, and welcome your comments and thoughts on what you would like us to implement next.