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MailChimp API v3 is officially launched

V2.0 of the API was a weird hybrid of RESTful and RPC practices, which required everyone to learn our own special style of API design. With a few minor exceptions, API v3.0 is fully RESTful. This allows us to express in a couple dozen resources what it took the last version 120 distinct endpoints to accomplish.


Consuming this API doesn’t seem to be that hard but I hope they’ll release a PHP wrapper soon.

Freek Van der Herten is a partner and developer at Spatie, an Antwerp based company that specializes in creating web apps with Laravel. After hours he writes about modern PHP and Laravel on this blog. When not coding he’s probably rehearsing with his kraut rock band.