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PayPal Integration Using Node.js and Express

by Dallas Lones

PayPal is the most widely-used payment gateway in the world. This course will teach you the basics of using PayPal, including basic setup, single payments, order details, recurring payments/subscriptions, and integrating PayPal with your Node.js app.

What you'll learn

At the core of developing an e-commerce website or application is a thorough knowledge of how to use a payment gateway. In this course, PayPal Integration Using Node.js and Express, you will learn the skills you need to create high-quality e-commerce applications no matter what tool you use to author them. First, you will discover how to build a bare-bones website for Sasquatch Habitat Rentals using Node.js, Express, and MongoDB and learn how to install and set up PayPal into your Sasquatch application. Next, you will learn how to create single payments, look up order details, and learn the fundamentals of how PayPal payments function. Finally, you will explore how to create a recurring payment, also known as subscriptions, and attach it to your Sasquatch application. When you are finished with this course, you will have a foundational understanding of payment gateways and PayPal knowledge that will help you immensely as you move forward to create your own applications, whether personal or commercial.

About the author

Dallas has been developing software for nearly 10 years and has taught himself 4 full stacks. Starting as a 3D modeler and texture artist, Dallas has honed his skills in the programming world over the last decade. From teaching bootcamps to teaching photoshop, Dallas has mastered his skills in what he believes to be the recipe for making video games. In his free time, you can often find Dallas playing the game, Second Life, creating virtual content, and practicing for the day he'll make a real v... more

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