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Getting started with the BeBanjo APIs

If you are new and looking to integrate with BeBanjo’s products using our APIs, we will get you up to speed in no time. This is what you have to do.

First, you should read the introduction to REST APIs where you can learn about the principles behind our APIs and conventions we use, and how to authenticate API users. These guides will help you get access to our APIs from your code.

If you know about all these things already, you can jump straight to:

You probably want to have a rock-solid codebase. To achieve that you should always check for responses from the APIs and errors. We have a guide just for that: Status codes and errors.

After all that you can find out more about API resources (what parameters are valid, which are required and which optional, etc.) in this same documentation for Movida / Metadata and Sequence.

If you need help please speak to your Technical Account Manager.

API usage guidelines

BeBanjo does not currently enforce a rate limit for server-to-server requests but to help clients comply with the BeBanjo API terms we recommend limiting your usage to 5,000 requests per hour across the Movida and Sequence APIs, with no more than 20 concurrent requests per second.

If you think your integrations will exceed these guidelines please speak with your Technical Account Manager to review your requirements.

The various API endpoints have different performance characteristics and we understand clients use the APIs for different purposes meaning that a higher number of requests per minute is often not problematic.

Last updated February 17th, 2020.