TNBPay: Delivering e-commerce to thenewboston Blockchain

Many contributors in thenewboston community are sharing the skills and talents they use at mainstream jobs to advance our project. It is especially gratifying to see the diversity of apps being built for our blockchain. TNBPay is a payment integration solution that allows merchants to accept thenewboston coin (TNBC) as a payment method. 

Inspired by a Blazing Fast Blockchain

Daniel is a developer who has worked with popular e-commerce platforms such as WooCommerce. He heard from a friend that Bucky Roberts was working on a blockchain project and people could earn TNBC for contributing their talents. Daniel checked out thenewboston blockchain and was impressed by its speed; it was one of the fastest cryptos he had encountered. He was inspired to make TNBC a viable e-commerce payment option for goods and services.

Expanding thenewboston Ecosystem

Daniel knew from experience that making it easy for merchants to accept TNBC on their sites would likely increase the crypto’s viability and demand. A team was assembled. The project was proposed to thenewboston core team and approved. The team went to work and launched the initial MVP two months later.

Plans for the TNBPay Project

As of now, the team has successfully built an integration for WooCommerce and Magento. They have the following planned deliverables:

Payment plugin for other popular e-commerce platforms: These plugin will include: PrestaShop, Shopify, BigCommerce, Wix Stores, and other platforms that allow custom integrations.

Web app: The web app will increase flexibility and expand payment solutions for merchants allowing them to accept TNBC payments seamlessly. This capability opens up a variety of opportunities for the use of TNBPay, including:

  • Creating online stores hosted on the application
  • Selling virtual or physical products
  • Generating payment or donation links
  • Sending invoices to customers
  • Performing business reporting

Interview With the Developer

We asked Daniel to tell us about the app and his experience with thenewboston community.

Q: What are the benefits of integrating TNBPay?

A: In addition to building the demand for and use of TNBC, TNBPay offers merchants the following benefits:

  • Free and open source
  • Quick and easy to install
  • Instant payments and confirmation
  • Accepts both TNBC and USD currencies
  • No transaction fees, middleman, or escrow (fully decentralized)
  • Secure (no requests for signing or private keys)

Q: Is TNBPay Already in Use?

A: Yes, it has been integrated into the following web apps:

  • Get Me Funky: an online store for thenewboston merchandise, which can be paid for in TNBC (and USD).
  • TNBC Games: an online gaming site where tournament winners are paid in TNBC.

Q: Where do you see this project in 2022?

A: The success of TNBPay depends on the success of thenewboston. As the adoption of thenewboston blockchain and TNBC increase, TNBPay will be the project facilitating the integration. Our team expects the project to be an integral part of making TNBC a mainstream form of payment for goods and services.

Q: How would you describe your experience working on this project?

A: I am always delighted to have the opportunity to solve real-life problems. It has been great working with thenewboston community. I have learned a lot and met so many talented people from around the world who are always willing to support each other and exchange ideas. I would gladly work with the community over and over again.

Source code: https://github.com/TNB-PAY

TNBPay documentation: https://github.com/TNB-PAY/Wordpress/blob/master/Documentation/TNBPay%20Doc.pdf

Project lead (Discord): Weird Guy#6773

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