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Streamline Online Payment Forms With JotForm and PayJunction

Streamline Online Payment Forms With JotForm and PayJunction

Businesses routinely make use of digital forms to tackle numerous organizational and transactional tasks. With a user base of 2.5 million worldwide, JotForm is at the forefront of easy online form creation, enabling businesses to build custom forms with simple drag-and-drop tools. No coding background is required. PayJunction, a PCI Level 1 Merchant Account Provider and Payment Gateway, received a call from JotForm about a potential payments integration. With a shared belief in paperless technology, the partnership was an obvious fit, and JotForm’s team integrated with PayJunction for its online payment forms in a matter of weeks. The…

What Is an API?

What Is an API?

The adage, ‘Don’t reinvent the wheel’ is simple. If the work has already been done, don’t waste your time duplicating it. That very idea is the core reason why APIs are so successful today. Many software companies are very good at what they do, and offer APIs so other companies don’t have to replicate the same work. An API Example Put simply, an API lets you interface your software with another. Consider this example: A software company wants to display a map in its interface, but instead of creating its own mapping technology from scratch – which would…

EMV API Makes Life Easy for Developers

EMV API Makes Life Easy for Developers

Building business-to-business software and point of sale systems isn’t easy. You build, then refine, then re-build, then refine again ... and again. Finally, you have a worthy product that’s ready for use, except for one small detail: your customers are businesses and they need to accept payments. Integrating payments might sound easy at first, but there are quite a few challenges, especially for in-person payments. To understand the problem, let’s go over the basics. EMV API and PCI Compliance All credit and debit cards contain sensitive cardholder data. To maintain a secure environment Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB…

EMV Middleware Slows Processing Speeds

EMV Middleware Slows Processing Speeds

If you run a business taking credit card payments, you likely have a point-of-sale (POS) system that needs to be connected to a credit card reader. There are two types of software that your business might be using. The first type is native software, which requires installation and runs on your computer. The second type is software as a service (SaaS), which is web-based, runs through a browser and communicates through the cloud. Traditionally middleware, also known as software drivers, was needed to connect your POS system to your card reader to take transactions. Middleware is an additional piece of…

PCI Compliance Is Simple With Sycle-PayJunction Integration

PCI Compliance Is Simple With Sycle-PayJunction Integration

Accepting EMV payments is tough enough. But when your customers are businesses that use your software and need to accept credit and debit card payments, it’s even trickier. You have a long road ahead to marrying the two and meeting PCI DSS requirements. These are mandatory benchmarks for all merchants that accept, transmit and store cardholder data, regardless of transaction volume. Believe us when we tell you that it’s not a stroll in the park. PCI compliance involves the following requirements: Yearly audits to evaluate your systems and identify security vulnerabilities Potential quarterly scans to check on the…