Being an engineer in a startup with big dreams but a small dev team constantly exposes you to a lot topics from disparate domains, from typical web development to big data platforms, from C++ multimedia filters to hosting applications at scale. Quickly getting up to speed with the new domain, to then deep dive into the details is fundamental for success in this environment, but unfortunately most companies fail at providing guides that are good for experts and beginners alike. Not Visa. I was immediately impressed with how much effort was put into creating a cohesive experience across the VDP. General concepts are explained, the individual APIs are grouped in categories and case studies that make sense, each API is carefully documented and the API explorer shows you exactly how it's going to behave. The ability to ask for help through the forums, and obtain it from company representatives, is refreshing since it allows you to search and save time if your problem was already discussed.
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Is it possible to create one-time use virtual credit card numbers through the API? Something like bank of america ShopSafe or citi Virtual Account Numbers, but controlled by our backend application. We develop and run a popular gifts store, and we need to contact some of our fulfillers over the phone and give them a credit card number for them to process the order. Obviously this is prone to fraud on the fulfiller's end, so we would like to programmatically generate virtual numbers to give over the phone, with a max credit limit and numbers of use.
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