How Visa is using APIs to digitally transform

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How we pay for things is fundamentally changing. You may have noticed this if you go into a store and pay for an item using an app on your phone, or by waving your smartwatch at a console.  Suddenly, handing over cash or a credit card seems a bit old-fashioned – people want to be able to pay for things whenever, wherever, without a great deal of fuss.

Visa has announced it will be opening its payment processing platform to third-party developers.

Shopping with Mule: Payment Services and SalesForce

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Millions of online transactions occur every day in the purchasing of goods and services. With each transaction a number of systems are involved. First some form of payment must be processed. Next the customer information is captured which must end up in a CRM system. Then the order for goods must be fulfilled by notifying the fulfillment system or by alerting a specific department to the order. Each step in the process is normally handled by a separate system with its own set of APIs and data model. This type of integration is something that Mule eats up!

Mule Payment Services

January 25 2011

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If you are selling a product or a service online, chances are you’ve had to integrate with any number of payment services available today. As any application developer will tell you, the integration with the payment system is only one step of an order process.

Mule Payment Services makes it easier to use payment services from different providers. We started with connectors to Authorize.Net and CyberSource (both companies owned by Visa).