Monetization

Announcing New Adyen Integration

May 17th, 2016 |

Monetize large volumes of API transactions across continents, currencies, and payment methods

We are happy to announce we’ve added Adyen to our portfolio of payment gateway integrations, making it easier for more companies to monetize their APIs. Accepting and managing payments internationally is made even more complicated by exchange rates and local taxes, laws, and regulations – in addition to deciding which of the constantly evolving choices of payment methods to accept. Our new Adyen integration simplifies this process for large enterprises with high volumes of monthly API transactions and companies that do business across continents, currencies, and payment methods. This feature is now available to all API providers on 3scale plans that include billing (Power, Pro, and Enterprise).

Adyen delivers a frictionless payment platform for international businesses to deal with online, mobile, and in-store transactions. It supports about 250 payment methods around the worl…

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New Stripe Integration Available Now On 3scale Platform

November 11th, 2014 |

No More PCI Headaches — Monetization Made Easy with Stripe Integration

We’re pretty excited to announce we’ve integrated the popular Stripe payment option into our Power, Pro and Enterprise plans, allowing customers an easy option for managing developer payments. This new Stripe integration allows API providers to process payments easily, with the solution they prefer. And since 3scale is PCI compliant, API providers don’t have to deal with PCI headaches before charging for their API.

Being able to easily monetize APIs is crucial for many providers. Now, customers don’t have to design a payment flow from scratch. Instead, they can take advantage of our flow proven by customers running their paid API programs on the platform.

Stripe is developer-friendly and widely used among API providers. The company processes billions of dollars a year for thousands of companies of all sizes across both desktop and mobile applications. In fact, our customer FullContact is using the integration a…

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The Five Elements Of Software Engineering For Mobile (Part 6)

May 20th, 2014 |

This is the final part of our series about the five elements of software engineering for mobile. Part one was about the main differences and challenges of software engineering for mobile vs “conventional” software engineering, part two was about making the right technical platform choices, part three was about getting the UX right, part four was about choosing the right methodologies, and part five was about enriching the app functionality by integrating with Internet-based APIs.

This …

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API Monetization: how to set up tiered API policies & pricing with 3scale

August 17th, 2010 |

One of the most common things you want to do when opening up your API is set access policies for users to ensure everybody gets fair use and system resources aren’t threatened with overuse. Often it also makes sense to apply different policies to different groups of users – basic access for some, more liberal policies for others.

This post now has it’s own set of how-to’s on the 3scale support portal. Check them out here:

Also check out the Hello World API Quickstart Guide.



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