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Paypal NVP

Paypal NVP allow to connect your Ruby on Rails application to the Paypal NVP API.

Installation

The recommended way is that you get the gem:

$ sudo gem install paypal_nvp

PaypalNVP need an optional paypal.yml file in your config directory (Rails App). Or you can specify parameter within the constructor

# All those fields are mandatory

sandbox:
  url:  "https://api-3t.sandbox.paypal.com/nvp"
  user: "o.bonn_1237393081_biz_api1.solisoft.net"
  pass: "1237393093"
  cert:  "AU2Yv5COwWPCfeYLv34Z766F-gfNAzX6LaQE6VZkHMRq35Gmite-bMXu"
  open_timeout: 3
  read_timeout: 60

live:
  url:  "https://api-3t.paypal.com/nvp"
  user: "o.bonn_1237393081_biz_api1.solisoft.net"
  pass: "1237393093"
  cert:  "AU2Yv5COwWPCfeYLv34Z766F-gfNAzX6LaQE6VZkHMRq35Gmite-bMXu"
  open_timeout: 3
  read_timeout: 60

Example usage

p = PaypalNVP.new(true) # true mean "use sandbox"

# Or you can specify paramaters directly
p = PaypalNVP.new(true, {
  :user => "o.bonn_1237393081_biz_api1.solisoft.net",
  :pass => "1237393093",
  :cert => "AU2Yv5COwWPCfeYLv34Z766F-gfNAzX6LaQE6VZkHMRq35Gmite-bMXu",
  :url => "https://api-3t.sandbox.paypal.com/nvp",
  :open_timeout => 3,
  :read_timeout => 60,
})

data = {
  :version => "50.0", # Default is 50.0 as well... but now you can specify it
  :method => "MyPaypalMethod",
  :amt => "55"
  # other params needed
}
result = p.call_paypal(data) # will return a hash
puts result["ACK"] # Success

PAYPAL API Documentation

cms.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/?cmd=_render-content&content_ID=developer/howto_api_reference

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