Showing posts tagged with 'Technology'

March 14, 2014

API Best Practices, Part III: Using JavaScript Validation

Posted by Craig Christenson Category IconTechnology

In this new blog series, 2Checkout explores the developments and features of its brand new Payment API, currently in BETA. To see the new 2Checkout Payment API BETA and use it as your new checkout, apply here.

In our last API best practices blog post, we explored some of the things we can do with HTML5 validation. In this post, we will walk you through the process of adding JavaScript validation to our Payment API form using a couple of...

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February 26, 2014

API Best Practices, Part II: Using HTML5 Field Validation

Posted by Craig Christenson Category IconTechnology

In this new blog series, 2Checkout explores the developments and features of its brand new Payment API, currently in BETA. To see the new 2Checkout Payment API BETA and use it as your new checkout, apply here.

Server-side validation is a must for security reasons, but minimal client-side field format validation should always be used to provide immediate feedback and prevent unnecessary roundtrips to your server. For example, to insure that...

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February 24, 2014

Introducing the 2Checkout Payment API BETA

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It’s a universal truth, business never stands still, and when it comes to online business, it can be a perpetual sprint. The rules of e-commerce change constantly, driven by breakneck technology development and evolving customer demands. With this mind, 2Checkout is proud to announce its newest platform, the Payment API BETA. This versatile interface empowers...

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February 5, 2014

API Best Practices Part I: AJAX

Posted by Craig Christenson Category IconTechnology

In this new blog series, 2Checkout explores the developments and features of its brand new Payment API, currently in BETA. To see the new 2Checkout Payment API BETA and use it as your new checkout, apply here.

Using AJAX with the Payment API

Over the years I’ve worked with many open source shopping cart applications and most utilize AJAX throughout the entire checkout process to eliminate page refreshing and streamline the...

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November 4, 2013

2Checkout Podcast #1: Welcome to 2Checkout

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2Checkout first ever podcast about the newest innovations and developments at 2Checkout

In 2Checkout’s very first podcast, CEO Tom Dailey and Product Manager Bob Zabloudil sit down with Content Wrangler Sean Edgar to introduce new listeners to what online payment partner 2Checkout has been up to and some of the new paths it’s been paving in international payment services. Click on the media...

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March 30, 2010

PIN Debit and Signature Debit Payments

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More and more people are using debit cards to help them maintain their budgets. Unlike a credit card, a debit card accesses the available funds in an existing bank account. This gives the security and convenience of having a credit card without the monthly fees or interest rates. The popularity of debit card use is increasing at roughly 12 percent each year.

Because of this popularity, many online merchants are more than happy to accept debit...

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January 15, 2010

Back Office Admin API

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If you remember my last post in 2009, you may recall a little tease at the end saying that we had some big plans for this year. Well, I’m happy to post that our first announcement this year is the release of our back office API to help you manage your sales. Ever wanted to mark an item as “shipped”, refund an order, or cancel a recurring billing without logging into the Vendor Area? Now you have the tools to do so.

I want to thank all...

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January 8, 2010

Clearing the Mystery of PCI Compliance – Final Thoughts

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In previous weeks we have been looking at how to become PCI compliant. I will confess, that starting on this article series I knew next to nothing about PCI DSS. Research for this series was, for me, very educational. The first thing I realized was how involved and complicated compliance can be. The next, and more important realization is that compliance is a process, and never actually ends. From SearchSecurity.com:

“Compliance is not...

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December 11, 2009

Clearing the Mystery of PCI Compliance (Part6)

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This week, we move on from creating our secure network and start to develop a system to monitor the network, alert us if there is any suspicious activity, and regularly test our security procedures. We have moved on to two parts of PCI compliance that need to continue through the life of our company. These categories are more involved both technically and administratively than requirements that we looked at in past weeks. These requirements address...

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December 4, 2009

Clearing the Mystery of PCI Compliance (Part5)

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Over the past four weeks we have been taking a look at becoming PCI compliant. We have set up our network, we are encrypting customer’s data, Our anti-virus program is installed and updated, and we are taking steps to make sure our network and software is secure. I feel good about this, and I think we have learned some useful information. Now, we will Implement Strong Access Control Measures:

Requirement 7: Restrict access to cardholder...

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