PassKit integration with Passbook Pass Lesson Management System (in CakePHP)

We are very honoured to have Patrick Kosterman, co-Founder of Rock Kong, writing a special guest post for us this week. He has recently used the PassKit API to implement Lesson Passes for his students. He tells us what he set about to do and how he achieved this. We thoroughly recommend you read through […]

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. […]

Finding your exact location for adding to a Passbook Pass

Some of our customers informed us that they are not able to get accurate location coordinates when using Google Maps; so even though they attach location(s) to their Passes, using the The PassKit Portal, the location based lock screen message doesn’t show up close enough to their shop or outlet. While Google Maps provide a […]

All the Passbook support you need at your fingertips

Quickly discover all you can do with Passbook and PassKit, using our easy access, all inclusive Pass Kit Support Centre; directly from our home page. For your convenience, you can quickly access PassKit’s expertise using whatever medium you feel most comfortable with.  Not only will this help you design and distribute Passbook Passes quicker, you’ll […]

What is Passbook?

Passbook is a new application in iOS6. It’s a native application and available on the iPhone and iPod Touch when iOS6 is installed; so that means that it’s a standard application for the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S and now the iPhone 5. It is not available on iPad or iPad mini. Simply put, […]