The Official PassKit C# wrapper class released

The official PassKit C# wrapper class is now available. This makes it even quicker and easier to access the PassKit API via C#. Follow the 10 Easy steps to create a new C# Project with PassKit API Wrapper support: Download & unzip the contents of ‘PassKit CSharp API Wrapper v0.2.zip‘ into a (new) folder; Create […]

Mystic 8 Ball Pass to demo PassKit image upload capabilities

Objectives: Demonstrate the power of dynamic image upload in PassKit Passes; Make the code available to anyone so they can quickly integrate and implement image upload into their own campaigns and Passes. A little background on PassKit image upload: The PassKit image upload works in a really cool and efficient way. If you want your […]

API Calls versus Active Passes

Did you know that redeeming a Passbook Pass normally takes at least 2 API calls? To retrieve the status of the Pass (e.g. to check that the coupon is valid, or to confirm the balance of a store card is sufficient), and; The other to then change and update the status of the Pass (e.g. […]

Add to Passbook button

Apple has now officially released the Add to Passbook button and for all Passes created using PassKit your users and customers will see this button. Apple hopes that this brings more familiarity and confidence using Passbook. We are very pleased to inform our customers that ALL customers creating a Passbook Pass using PassKit will automatically […]

A sneak preview of Pass Designer

Well it’s been a long and arduous journey getting here but we have finally finished developing the online Pass Designer (we’ll share the challenges we encountered in another post). We are going to release a Beta shortly and then allow everyone access when iOS6 is announced. It is the only online Pass Designer and Pass Creator […]

How to push a Passbook update to the lock screen

We’ve just published the following video tutorial to help you push Passbook updates to the lockscreen. Open Safari on your iPhone (running iOS6) Visit http://PassK.it/ Navigate to Samples Select Retail Cards Select Starbucks Fill in the details (Card Nick Name, Card Registered Name) Keep the default Card Number or replace with your own Enter your […]

First use of PassKit Passes

Nick Murray, our Chief Architect, and his daughter go on an adventure; places where no man or girl have been before! They go to find out if Hong Kong International Airport and Thai Airways are ready for Apple’s Passbook.