Here's what we improved based off your feedback

Community Manager

Each year we conduct a Visa Developer User Survey to learn what we can do as a developer platform team to improve your experience.


You asked for more clarity on pricing for the Visa Developer Platform, and we listened.


Pricing for Visa Developer Platform aims to charge our clients at the point where the capability provides value, for example, during a transaction, per API call, for a subscription, etc. Given the sheer variety of capabilities on our platform servicing multiple clients (issuers, processors, merchants, acquirers, FinTechs, independent developers, etc.), the pricing model is determined after examining the specific use case at hand.


While every project will be unique, we’ve created a basic framework to help you better understand which capabilities are free, carry a one-time cost, or is priced per transaction or subscription.


Learn the Pricing Framework here.


You wanted more testing tools; we launched the Visa Developer Center Playground.




Plug and play, then code away in our sandbox using the Visa Developer Center Playground. We show you how to use our playground to test, troubleshoot and get going with Visa APIs all in one tool.


To access and download this tool, log in to Visa Developer > Project dashboard > Asset Management.

Refer to the Visa Developer Center Playground documentation for details.


We also have a step by step developer guide with more on how to use the tool here.


We’ve enhanced the API Reference Experience.


The code explorer is now more interactive and the API documentation provides an easier navigation to all related product pages.




You say go-live, we say commercialization.


To help users understand what goes into the process of going live with a Visa API, we broke down this process in the new commercialization guide. The guide explains the contract structure that govern pricing and licensing of Visa APIs, and what considerations are taken into account when executing the contracts.


Check out the guide here:


It’s easier to learn with interactive tutorials and content for beginners, and we agree! We got to work and produced some more hands-on guides.


We’ve added new webinars on topics like Two-way SSL Connectivity and How to Run a Visa Direct Transaction using Python.


A new Assets experience on your project dashboard, updates frequently to give you access to the latest SDKs and implementation docs


Log into your Visa Developer account and start a project. You will see Assets on the left sidebar.If you already have a project, click on the project.


Click on the Assets link to view all assets pertaining to the APIs you have added to your project. You can download each asset as needed. You can also download global assets, such as design guidelines and branding SDKs that are relevant to all products.



Have any more feedback? Let us know in the comments below! 


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