The Stripe .NET Library by ServiceStack is a project that contains a Portable Class Library with a typed .NET client gateway for accessing Stripe's REST API. Used by servicestack.net to process merhcant payments and recurring subcriptions online. Features include: Small, typed, message-based API with DTO's and fits in a StripeGateway.cs; portable profile available supporting .NET 4.5, Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Android and Windows Store clients; custom declarative DTO's defined within the app to access new APIs, and aims to implement the mockable IRestGateway, which allows developers to return test data with a generic MockRestGateway.
Kenya currently lays claim to the world's largest user base of mobile money. With over 25 million mobile money users in the country, Kenya seems to be a mobile developer's dream when it comes to potential user base. However, as COSEKE's Kevin Njoki told ITWeb Africa, developers face major roadblocks in monetizing apps despite the massive mobile money user base. At the heart of the difficulty lies a lack of open APIs from the country's leading telecommunication companies.
From billion dollar companies to the neighborhood coffee shops, merchants of all sizes are seeking new ways to offer secure and affordable mobile payments systems that expand their ability to conduct business. The PayPal API got its start this way, first with online auctions, then with thousands of websites and individuals. It's now one of over 150 payment APIs, many of which exist outside of traditional finance.