Here is described the basic knowledge to start using Mintacoin's API
In this section, you'll be introduced to Mintacoin’s world, which is an API REST. The API access is made through the standard HTTP protocol using response codes, authentication, and verbs. Mintacoin has a predefined set of URLs, and any information requested to the specified location will return JSON-encoded responses.
Mintacoin will provide you with a single REST API which acts as a software layer interacting with the Stellar Blockchain. You'll be able to use crypto accounts, assets, and payments, but before hopping on this you'll need to get the authentication token that identifies you as a Mintacoin customer. However, if you already acquired your token, skip this section and explore the API Reference to start playing with crypto and web3.
In order to grant your access to the Mintacoin API endpoints, an API token is required. For more information please refer to the Authentication section.
An API endpoint is a path that identifies a unique Mintacoin resource: account, asset, and payment. The path of the endpoint differs depending on the type of resource, but you need to attach the URL:
In the following table are listed some of the most common and main endpoints of Mintacoin:
To start managing your assets and payments, it is necessary to create an account. For this operation use the Accounts resource. By calling the Create Account endpoint you will receive all that you need to manage an account in Mintacoin.
To create an asset an Account is required. You can use the Assets endpoint resource for this purpose. By calling the Create Asset endpoint with your Account information, you'll receive the data about the asset to start using it.
When an HTTP request to one of the Mintacoin endpoints is successful, you'll receive a response with the following structure and information:
"status": 200 | 201
The params in the response are defined in the following table:
Contains the data returned by the endpoint you're accessing.
HTTP response status code.