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Creating the Stripe Receiver

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Stripe is going to notify us when a sale happens, which means we need to have a receiver, somewhere.

The Webhook

We have a simple task:

  • Save the ping (as JSONB)
  • Figure out what was bought and then authorize the course for the user

Cleaning Up

We wiped out some code by moving to Supabase, so let's start by cleaning a few things out.

Supabase Edge Functions

One of the simpler things we can do, I hope, it to use Supabase edge functions. We'll get to know them and see what's involved.

Our Own API

We could also use our own API, which means we can't deploy this as a static app. Is this a better choice?