In order to do this type of validation in their websites and apps, developers use specialized APIs. Developers can use them directly or incorporate them into their projects using SDKs.
What is an API? An API is an application programming interface that allows the development of software applications that access data or services from other applications. In other words, it is a communication channel between two programs that allows each one to use the functionalities of the other. It is known as a web API when it has been developed for use on the web or internet.
How do they work? When you use an API, there is no need for you to develop code from scratch. You can use the code already developed by someone else and just change the functionalities and add some of your own.
To begin implementing an API into your project, all you need is an account on a site where they are offered, a clear idea of what you need it for and then just browse until you find what suits
With this API you will be able to detect if any credit card is valid when it’s making any transaction on your website.
To make use of it, you must first:
1- Go to Credit Card Validator – BIN Checker API and simply click on the button “Subscribe for free” to start using the API.
2- After signing up in Zyla API Hub, you’ll be given your personal API key. Using this one-of-a-kind combination of numbers and letters, you’ll be able to use, connect, and manage APIs!
3- Employ the different API endpoints depending on what you are looking for.
4- Once you meet your needed endpoint, make the API call by pressing the button “run” and see the results on your screen.