Ramblings from a tech and music enthusiast


Getting started with Stripe – part 2


This is a follow-up to my introductory post on Stripe. I covered Stripe’s merchant and marketplace products in the first post, and in this one we’ll try building some basic web apps that use Stripe Checkout and Stripe.js. Note that to keep the focus on the API I kept things as minimal as possible, which […]

Getting started with Stripe – part 1


Online payments is probably one of the hottest fields in tech right now. After a long period of quiet since PayPal debut over 15 years ago, there’s now a renaissance in this space with the rise of startups like Stripe, Balanced, WePay, Dwolla, BrainTree and many others. I recently spent some time trying to understand the offerings by Stripe, one of the leaders in this […]

The great language game


A really cool game where you are played a small audio clip and you have to guess the language. The game features clips from 78 languages, so this is no easy task. I was quite happy to see Malayalam, my somewhat obscure native language, featured on there. Click here to play the game.