This is another installment in the series of interviews I conducted at OSCON 2006. This one is with Adam Trachtenberg of ebay’s Web Services Department. It covers a variety of topics including his introduction into PHP, how he came to work at ebay, upgrading to PHP 5 and some forward lookng topics. Adam is the senior manager of Platform Evangelism at eBay, where he preaches the gospel of the eBay platform to developers and businessmen around the globe.
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PayPal has grown up quite a bit since its early days of existing primarily as a way to pay for stuff you bought on eBay. There’s been a bunch of recent additions that offer new functionality and options for the developer tasked with integrating a payment solution for a website or application. But sifting through the choices can be time-consuming and sometimes confusing – at the end of the day, you just want to get payment processing working and move on to the rest of your project, right? This article provides you with a quick overview of the different options available to you. I’ll skip the marketing hype and get straight to the point – helping you choose which option makes the most sense for your situation.