What’s an API? (And Why Does It Matter?)

To a developer, “What’s an API?” might be a straightforward – if not exactly simple – question. But to anyone who doesn’t have experience with code, APIs can come across as confusing or downright intimidating.

In this post we’ll cover the basic definition of an API, look at how APIs are liberating companies, and go over practical applications of APIs.


5 Benefits of Online Rental Agreements for Landlords

This is a guest post from Rentberry, a home rental service and price negotiation platform that unites tenants and landlords. Rentberry provides their users with an integrated electronic signing experience via the HelloSign API.

As many aspects of our life go digital, it comes as no surprise that many companies are ditching traditional paperwork for online solutions. And although it is too soon to celebrate the era of paperless offices, we are certainly closer than ever.

If you are in the rental industry and looking for something big to boost your career, online rental agreements may be exactly what you need.

Since the trend is rapidly gaining traction, its implementation will give you a significant competitive advantage. Going online with your rental-related paperwork won’t cost you much, and you’ll sure be rewarded with benefits discussed below.

Let’s look at five major advantages of making the leap:


What’s New With HelloSign & Zapier?

One of the best things about working for an HelloSign is that we get to help thousands of business around the world operate more efficiently. We’ve heard time and time again companies using HelloSign have improved their document completion rates, reduced overhead, and in many cases achieved higher revenue returns using our API.

But what if you don’t have the developer resources to build a custom API integration, or maybe just want something that’s simple but still as efficient and streamlined as possible?