OptionsHouse API access may be best for trading options
This may a decent broker to go with minimal funding. Check it out below:
Min funding of $1k: https://www.optionshouse.com/faq/funding/is-there-a-minimum-funding-level/
Decent API examples with Python samples: https://github.com/stevecrozz/optionshouse-api-client
Vendors who are experts developers: http://www.brandedcrate.com/optionshouse-api-developer/
NOTE I now post my TRADING ALERTS into my personal FACEBOOK ACCOUNT and TWITTER. Don't worry as I don't post stupid cat videos or what I eat!