I’m working on a small web service website which requires payment for
services via Credit Card and Paypal. I’ve managed to get credit card
processing working via a Bluepay lib floating around, now i’ve been
having some trouble with paypal.
Basically what i’m trying to accomplish is: when the user submits an
order, their details are saved, then redirected to paypal to complete
payment, then after thats completed, they are redirected back to my site
from papal (and IPN will take care of saving the invoice status
It seems like a rather simple function, but all the paypal gems I’ve
seen (such as Tobias Lutke’s paypal gem), have the form action to
directly send the user to paypal. When I require the form to submit to
to an action which saves their signup data first, then redirect them to
I’ve done tons of searching through google and these forums, but haven’t
found a solution. Any suggestions would be much appreciated!