ACME Payment Demo

by Andrew Price on Thu, Mar 5, 2020

NuWave recently put a new demo together, which we unveiled at the 2019 NonStop Technical Bootcamp (TBC).  It shows how a typical NonStop payment application might use LightWave Server and REST to make its services more easily available.  It also shows how LightWave Client can bring new REST services into the payment application, extending its capabilities.  A short video of that demo is available here.  If you would like to learn...

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GIT-ing It Done: NuWave Demos on GitHub

by Andrew Price on Thu, Jan 16, 2020

NuWave's LightWave solutions can be used in a wide range of environments and provide a huge number of benefits for HPE NonStop applications.  With so much on offer, where do you start?  When doing a trial of LightWave ServerTM or LightWave ClientTM, you might find a demo in our GitHub repository that you can use to be up and running in a matter of minutes.  This article shows you what's available.

First off, what is GitHub, and...

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LightWave Client and Google Geocode

by Andrew Price on Tue, Nov 26, 2019

REST-based Web services have become massively popular - there is a Web service for just about anything you can think of.  From credit card processing services, such as those available from Visa's VTC API, to blockchain services, real-time stock prices to address validation - there is probably a Web service that can help your NonStop application be more powerful and more relevant in today's world.  But how do you enable your...

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How to Leverage Blockchain Technology to Benefit Your Business

by Andrew Price on Wed, Sep 25, 2019

There’s been a lot of enthusiastic noise around blockchain for a number of years now.  From Bitcoin to Ethereum, Corda to IBM Blockchain, there are many frameworks that we can consider if we want to implement a blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) solution.  The NonStop division at HPE have put their weight behind the R3 Corda solution, and have a brand new reference architecture showing Corda in a hybrid environment...

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REST-enabling Payment Engines

by Andrew Price on Thu, Jun 20, 2019

REST is becoming extensively used in the payments space.  Programmableweb.com, which maintains a directory of all public Web APIs, has tracked two significant increases in financial APIs since 2012.  The first, in 2012, ties in with a general increase in APIs across the internet.  The second is more interesting.  Taking place in mid-2016, this increase relates to implementation of various Open Banking initiatives, including, but...

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How NonStop Customers Are Using REST to Up Their Game

by Andrew Price on Tue, Jul 10, 2018

One of NuWave’s customers recently implemented an interesting use case with LightWave ClientTM. This customer processes payment transactions, and as part of the transaction authorization process, needed to integrate with a rules engine running on Unix. The rules engine was only available as a REST-based Web service, so the NonStop-based payment solution needed to invoke those REST services.

The customer decided to implement ...

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