Monday, Jan 26, 2015
Today we had a great chat with Kevin from CampMinder and we were given access to their staging environment. This was a great opportunity to check whether interexchange/campminder-rb was able to verify and decode the data being sent by the server.
Many high fives were had when the
get_payload method was able to decode the
timestamp sent by CampMinder, however there was still work to be done with
is_valid_request?. The issue was related to how we were decoding the Base64
string, we hadn’t implemented the methods that modified the Base64 during
encoding and decoding.
I spoke to my mate Barker today about this requirement and he explained how
= are just padding and the string replacements are for url parameter support.
Maybe we should just come up with a Base63 standard
Maybe we should, but for now we have had to make our spec suite a little more dirty calling into these special prepare methods in order to build signed objects.
So after some fiddling we were able to get the suite green again, with this it
was the end of my day. Nathan proceeed to complete the integration specs for the library,
by morning we had a solid idea of the methods the
need to implement inside our