[ic] SOAP in a payment module - help requested

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) racke at linuxia.de
Fri Dec 20 15:30:11 UTC 2013

On 12/20/2013 03:57 PM, Stefan Hornburg (Racke) wrote:
> On 12/20/2013 02:45 PM, Glenn McCalley wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> The client for one of our stores requires us to use a "non-standard" payment service
>> that provides them with some reporting on sales.  We have processed these payments
>> using an IC payment module hacked from the authorizenet module for several years.
>> Now, the payment processor has rewritten their system under Windows and is
>> requiring a SOAP / XML type transaction.  (-I- think somebody must have gone
>> to a Micro$oft road show...).
>> My usual approach is to write a program run from the command line with dummy
>> data just to get a transaction to process.  When that succeeds, integrate the core
>> code from that program into an IC Payment module and there we are.  This time
>> I just can't get the durn thing to work AT ALL - can't even get a response from
>> the server like "invalid card".  All I can get is "Object reference not set to an
>> instance of an object".  Having not worked with SOAP, and finding Google entries
>> for that message equally obtuse I am floundering and out of time.
>> SO!  If there is someone out there who knows of a working SOAP payment module
>> I can hack up or wwho has relevant experience who would like to take a crack at this
>> compensation is available.
> We developed this year a payment module for Ipayment, which is based on XML::Compile::SOAP
> (better suited for SOAP than old crufty SOAP::Lite).

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