by Lou Chapman - July 3, 2019
We recently received a new Stripe Terminal Dev Kit and we are enjoying our new toy! Our developers have been relieved at how quick and easy it has been to include Stripe’s card readers in our current environment.
For those that are new to Stripe, here are some of the things we have learned while working with them.
Stripe is a technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet. Providing customers with multiple applications and platforms that give businesses accurate and up-to-date payment information.
|Their applications include
Radar – a fraud monitoring system.
Sigma – a data analysis tool.
Billing – a billing API.
Atlas – a consulting toolkit for startups.
Issuing – a physical and virtual card API.
Their platforms include
Payments – a payment accepting platform.
Connect – an AP and AR platform.
Stripe.js – a js library for building payment flows.
Stripe Terminal is a card reader that leverages Stripe’s API. This card reader is an extension of Stripe’s online presence for in-person checkouts.
We have been using Stripe for our clients to perform on-site, in-person, and subscription credit card payments. Terminal has proven to be a safe and reliable option for many point of sale systems, as well as, assist in our ongoing effort to help provide clients with useful business and customer information.
Our developers have worked with Authorize.net, Braintree by Paypal, and many other merchant providers. Compared to the field, Stripe gets an overall win with:
If you want to learn more about Stripe or see all of their offerings, and there is a lot more to learn, take a look at Stripe’s website here.
If you are looking for a new or better way to accept credit card payments in-store or online but don’t want to have to do it by yourself contact Arcane Strategies at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are looking forward to continuing to use Stripe for our clients’ credit card payment needs.