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. […]

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.