Web Service Integrations

RPG-XML Suite is used by businesses running on the IBM i / AS400 platform to facilitate XML and JSON communication with today’s most commonly used web service providers.

RPG-XML Suite makes it simple to connect with a multitude of the largest web service providers to strengthen your business against the competition.

Below are a few examples of web services we have integrated with RPG-XML Suite.


The Google Maps API web services contain a collection of HTTP interfaces to Google services providing geographic data for your maps applications. This collection includes the following APIs: Directions API, Distance Matrix API, Elevation API, Geocoding API, Time Zone API, and the Places API.

Further documentation on all of the available web services can be found here.


Amazon provides a wide range of enterprise class web services for businesses in categories including networking, storage, content delivery, analytics, mobile services and more. Some common services include Amazon EC2, Amazon Glacier, Amazon S3, Amazon MWS, and many more.

Check out what you can do with Amazon.com by reviewing documentation here.


Authorize.Net is a registered trademark of Cybersource – a Visa company. Typically better suited for lower transaction volumes than CyberSource, Authorize.Net provides another payment gateway option for easy credit card processing direct from IBM i.

Their documentation is available here.


SugarCRM provides a CRM (customer relationship management) application with various different editions. A comprehensive developer guide is available as an introduction to basic CRM concepts and aids in providing familiarity with the Sugar system.

Check out the resources available here.


Salesforce provides another CRM alternative and has been a leader in the CRM application development community for years. With five “editions” now available to choose from, there is a solution available for businesses of all sizes.

The complete SOAP API Developer’s Guide can be found here.


Magento Commerce is touted as “The most flexible enterprise-class platform to power your business”. Offering both an Enterprise Edition and open source Community Edition, multiple deployment options exist to scale in line with your eCommerce business needs.

Complete documentation on their available SOAP web services is available here. 


Similar to UPS, FedEx allows businesses to easily access shipping, rating, tracking and many other features via SOAP web services. Their developer resource center provides information on various web services allowing you to compare shipping rates, compare transit times, create shipping labels, track the status of package shipments, process return shipments, and complete international shipping.

For more information visit FedEx’s documentation site here.

YRC Freight

Formerly known as Yellow Freight, YRC Freight APIs help you seamlessly integrate LTL shipping data into your core business applications. Available APIs include the Terminal Location API, Tracking API, Rate Quote API, and Document API.

Documentation on these and more can be found here.


TaxCloud provides a FREE sales tax calculation web service interface. By leveraging the TaxCloud API you’re able to access sales tax tables which appropriately calculate sales tax and remit sales tax appropriately based on product attributes, geographic locations, and more.

For more information visit Tax Cloud API documentation here.


Experian provides data quality services for both postal addresses and email addresses. With Experian data services you can validate your address data is accurate BEFORE populating internal databases. Postal address validation tools facilitate the standardization of data to USPS specs, appending of ZIP + 4 data as well as the correction of spelling and formatting errors.

Find out more about Experian here


PayPal provides a collection of classic APIs and REST APIs that facilitate simple payment transactions using PayPal or credit cards. Classic APIs provide for more complex payment transactions including subscriptions.

Check out detailed documentation for the API of choice here.


Descartes provides an easy and affordable way to plan, optimize, dispatch routes, track, and monitor delivery fleets in real time. It optimizes both static routes and dynamic routes to maximize efficiency by taking into account geographic zones, time windows and other physical constraints when planning delivery fleets. 

Listen to Shari Wiseman, current RPG-XML Suite customer, elaborate here.

While the list above is intended to present a small sampling of known successful implementations, rest assured that RPG-XML Suite can facilitate any XML web service communication needs you have on IBM i / AS400 not listed above.

For a review of your specific requirements including the implementation of a free proof of concept, contact us today!