Mobile Payments: A Developer's Guide to Processing Payments contributor Gene Marks asked a question that gets to the heart of commercial transactions in the digital age: “With all the advances in technology, and all the things our smartphones do, why aren’t we paying for everything using a mobile app?

The Application Developers Alliance crafted Mobile Payments: A Developer's Guide to Processing Payments with the hopes of answering this question and others that frequently enter the minds of developers in our connected world. This paper seeks to:

  • Define the current state of the mobile payments landscape

  • Aid in the exploration of emerging opportunities for developers

  • Provide quality support for challenges that occupy this evolving space


Contributors include: 

The Application Developers Alliance is a non-profit global membership organization that supports developers as creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs. The Alliance promotes the continued growth of the industry and advocates on behalf of their members on public policy and industry issues. Membership includes a global network of more than 50,000 developers with diverse skills, expertise, and interests; and hundreds of companies that depend on and work with developers.