Getting the Marketing Cloud Consultant exam in the books…

With a certain routine in Salesforce certification (I hold 12 currently, including all four consultant certs), I have to admit that my latest addition, Certified Marketing Cloud Consultant, was indeed one that I seriously struggled with. So – first time ever – I decided to have a blog post on that one. Maybe someone will find it helpful.
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Getting started with Stripe payments

Quite regularly I happen to meet the challenge of building something on the platform that is not exactly a CRM application. Exposing a public site as a storefront and integrating payment into it is quite that kind of app. We decided to use Stripe as a payment provider – its handling fees are moderate and it’s an API-first platform, using RESTful webservices and JSON objects for all communication. It’s doesn’t take a lot of knowledge about platforms to realize that anything that speaks JSON via HTTPS is a good choice to build things that seamlessly integrate.

And it gets even better: Cirruspath open-sourced an Apex-Library named “stripeforce” on github, so there’s even as foundation to build upon.  Continue reading “Getting started with Stripe payments”