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

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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

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

alternative currency / columbia exchange circle / complementary currency / insoshi / open source

Columbia Exchange Circle on KOMU TV

The Columbia Exchange Circle was on TV yesterday… “The idea of the exchange circle is to connect community members and get people to share the skills and resources that they have in a way that does not rely on the current economy,” said Maggy Rhein, another organizer for the C.E.C. And members say that taking … Continue reading

complementary currency / insoshi / oauth / screencast

Stupid Currency Tricks with OAuth

We interrupt our regularly scheduled program with a screencast for software developers. If you are not a software developer, the screencast may not be useful, but it’s good to understand why OAuth is critical to online complementary currency. When you buy something online, you don’t log into your bank’s website to do the transaction. You … Continue reading