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Mastering Modern Payments: Using Stripe with Rails (petekeen.net)
44 points by zrail on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | past | favorite | 14 comments

Either that was

a) one hell of a marketing stunt to launch your book on the same day as Stripe launching in the UK OR

b) you are one lucky man!

Anyway: Godspeed with your launch!

Thanks! It was pure luck.

Grumpy old man thought of the day:

If Stripe is so easy, why do I need to buy a book and sample code?

This comment (from someone who preordered early on) explains: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=6217734

I don't use Stripe or Rails but "Mastering Modern Payments" is something I'm very interested in. "Processing Payments with Background Workers" particularly rang home with me. We use PHP with Sagepay/Paypal so not sure how well it would benefit me? Would love something a bit more generic or indeed in more languages.

Good job on the landing page! Clean, easy to scan, presents the purpose of the book very well. I had a bit of sticker shock when I saw the first price point, but then as I realized what it was really offering and that lower tiers were available, I think you got all the price points right where they should be.

Bought a copy. The PDF has the end of every line cut off :/


Yep, I'll have a fix in a few hours. Sorry about that!

No problem at all. The HTML version works just fine and I prefer HTML versions to PDF's anyway.

Looks fantastic for what it's worth! :)

I uploaded a new version with the fixed PDF. Just click the download link in your receipt email and you should be good to go.

Just bought a copy. If you would like I can send you my thoughts on it. I've been looking for something like this for stripe for quite some time.

Yes, please do! I'm going to be making periodic updates, so any feedback you send will get incorporated eventually.


This page feels awfully meta.

Interesting, Nice work Pete!

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