openid / opentransact

Simple Web Payments with OpenID and OpenTransact

This screencast shows how simple web payments can be using OpenTransact. Instead of making a payment to an email address, we can make a payment to a URL, particularly if it is an OpenID. The person making the payment simply adds a delicious-style bookmarklet and as you can see below, I simply re-used the javascript … Continue reading

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Code / heroku / insoshi / screencast

OsCurrency Heroku Deployment

Click To Play “Anyone can run their own financial system.” – Bernard Lietaer at the Naropa Intentional Economics workshop. Thanks to Lee Azzarello, oscurrency can now be deployed to heroku with the master branch. For production use, the edge branch is preferred as previous testing in development and production has been done with edge. Also, … Continue reading

agilebanking / opentransact / screencast

Stupid Currency Tricks: OpenTransact Simple Web Payment

There’s been some good discussion on the Agile Banking list which includes simple web payments. This is like what we did on the previous screencast but simpler (mostly because we’re not using oauth). The use of the callback to confirm the payment can be trouble. The callback could timeout or maybe the merchant is inside … Continue reading

heroku / insoshi / oauth / oauthactiveresource / screencast

Stupid Currency Tricks: Payment Dropbox with OAuthActiveResource

OAuth support with the OsCurrency API was first demonstrated in January. Ruby on Rails developers may have noticed that I didn’t use ActiveResource with OAuth. Instead, in both the January screencast and the Twitter OAuth Consumer screencast, we coded in raw JSON. This was a bummer because, as easy as it is to write JSON, … Continue reading