Eric over at BrickLink has announced that their first version of the BrickLink API is now available for beta testing. They are currently looking for some testers to help catch any bugs it may have. The beta period starts on January 6th and will end at the end of the month. After that, the API will be available for the public on February 3rd. A requirement as a beta tester, you have to know how to implement REST API in your code. Any programmers who are interested and want to help test the new BrickLink API, contact the team at [email protected].