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In-App Purchase Architecture

Providing Samsung In-App Purchase (IAP) functionality as an Android™ package via AIDL results in quick integration, but does require developers to employ specialized Android skills to manage various processes (including linking to the IAP service, linking Samsung accounts, and running the IAP package validity tests). 

The diagram below indicates the IAP method calls your service app logic and code must make in order to integrate IAP functionality, and the IAP method call your service app server makes when you implement server-to-server purchase verification (in black). The diagram also indicates the components and their interactions that IAP provides (in blue).

SamsungIAP_ArchitectureAndAPICalls_Diagram.png

Th following changes were made in the upgrade from IAP v2.0 to IAP Helper v3.0:

  • IAP Library was changed to IAP Helper.
  • The packages com.sec.android.iap to com.samsung.android.sdk.iap have been renamed: IAP Helper and included Sample.
  • The IAP SDK development environment has changed from Eclipse to Android Studio 1.1.0, the industry-standard development environment.    
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