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agilebanking / Code / insoshi / intentionaleconomics

RSpec and CanCan Authorization for Intentional Economics

Not long after moving the Austin Time Exchange to Ruby on Rails, we started receiving requests for a groups feature since some local groups were interested in having their own currency but did not want to run their own instance of the software and their members were already on the existing system. Since we’re a … Continue reading

microformats / opentransact / payments / rel-payment

A simpler alternative to rel-payment

The previous screencast may have tried to use too much technology to enable user-centric simple web payments. After looking around some, it occurred to me that the rel-payment microformat is not sweeping the world wide web. Using the Internet Archives, I found a blog post from July 2005 that announced support for rel-payment on blip.tv. … Continue reading

microformats / openid / opentransact / rel-payment

OpenTransact: rel-payment and OpenID

Warning: I boosted the microphone amp on this one. 🙂 A blog is a great place to accept web payments. Livejournal, blogger and wordpress allow bloggers to make their blog url their OpenID. In this screencast, we see that when a blogger on WordPress.com adds links, she can easily associate the type of link (through … Continue reading