19 Jun '13, 11pm

My latest post: Working with @stripe Payouts #stripe #ecommerce #ruby #rails

Working with Stripe Payouts API The Wedding Favor lets engaged couples start a fundraising page to help pay for the wedding of their dreams, so it’s no surprise that managing payments is very important to us. Our goal is to make it as easy and as secure as possible for couples to receive money. We’ve tried everything. Our first iteration used PayPal, but to optimize that experience and avoid credit card aggregation, we required the person gifting money to also have a PayPal account. Amazon FPS, used by Kickstarter, is even worse. The couple would have to create a special Amazon account, a lengthy process that also asks them to identify their “business.” Their business is Gettin' Hitched LLC, I guess. WePay provides a friendlier API and interface, but it required an IFRAME strategy that, again, left something to be desired from a flow standpoint. It also requires that our u...

Full article: http://blog.chriswinn.com/working-with-stripe-payouts

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