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stripe

Stripe API wrapper

Stripe Node.js Library

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The Stripe Node library provides convenient access to the Stripe API from applications written in server-side JavaScript.

Please keep in mind that this package is for use with server-side Node that uses Stripe secret keys. To maintain PCI compliance, tokenization of credit card information should always be done with Stripe.js on the client side. This package should not be used for that purpose.

Documentation

See the Node API docs.

Installation

Install the package with:

npm install stripe --save

Usage

The package needs to be configured with your account's secret key which is available in your Stripe Dashboard. Require it with the key's value:

var stripe = require('stripe')('sk_test_...');

stripe.customers.create(
  { email: [email protected]' },
  function(err, customer) {
    err; // null if no error occurred
    customer; // the created customer object
  }
);

On ES6, this looks more like:

import stripePackage from 'stripe';
const stripe = stripePackage('sk_test_...');

Using Promises

Every method returns a chainable promise which can be used instead of a regular callback:

// Create a new customer and then a new charge for that customer:
stripe.customers.create({
  email: [email protected]'
}).then(function(customer){
  return stripe.customers.createSource(customer.id, {
    source: {
       object: 'card',
       exp_month: 10,
       exp_year: 2018,
       number: '4242 4242 4242 4242',
       cvc: 100
    }
  });
}).then(function(source) {
  return stripe.charges.create({
    amount: 1600,
    currency: 'usd',
    customer: source.customer
  });
}).then(function(charge) {
  // New charge created on a new customer
}).catch(function(err) {
  // Deal with an error
});

Configuring Timeout

Request timeout is configurable (the default is Node's default of 120 seconds):

stripe.setTimeout(20000); // in ms (this is 20 seconds)

Configuring For Connect

A per-request Stripe-Account header for use with Stripe Connect can be added to any method:

// Retrieve the balance for a connected account:
stripe.balance.retrieve({
  stripe_account: "acct_foo"
}).then(function(balance) {
  // The balance object for the connected account
}).catch(function(err) {
  // Error
});

Configuring a Proxy

An https-proxy-agent can be configured with setHttpAgent.

To use stripe behind a proxy you can pass to sdk:

if (process.env.http_proxy) {
  const ProxyAgent = require('https-proxy-agent');
  stripe.setHttpAgent(new ProxyAgent(process.env.http_proxy));
}

Examining Responses

Some information about the response which generated a resource is available with the lastResponse property:

charge.lastResponse.requestId // see: https://stripe.com/docs/api/node#request_ids
charge.lastResponse.statusCode

More Information

Development

Run all tests:

$ npm install
$ npm test

Run a single test suite:

$ npm run mocha -- test/Error.spec.js

Run a single test (case sensitive):

$ npm run mocha -- test/Error.spec.js --grep 'Populates with type'

If you wish, you may run tests using your Stripe Test API key by setting the environment variable STRIPE_TEST_API_KEY before running the tests:

$ export STRIPE_TEST_API_KEY='sk_test....'
$ npm test
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