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I'm new to the field, I usually work with Stripe on Rails to get traditional payments. Do you have some advice to get paid with Ether crypto coins on Rails ?

Which online merchant services or Ruby libraries can you suggest ?

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There are a number of payment gateways that work with cryptocoins, bitpay and gocoin being examples I'm aware of. Just googled 'ether payment gateway' and found coinpayments as well.

If you build it yourself you have to run a node, tie your business transaction to an expectation on the blockchain, wait for that expectation to be validated by the number of nodes you feel comfortable with, and then complete the transaction in your ruby app.

  • Why would you have to run a full node? Your app just has to be able to generate addresses to get paid. – Maros Hluska Dec 24 '17 at 19:26

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