ANU#36 — New Onboarding, Checkout Flow and Unite Seoul

AppCoins News Update, or ANU for short, is a regular bi-weekly update by the AppCoins team. As usual, we are going to cover dev updates, market reports, team members and upcoming events. This week’s focus is on the new onboarding and checkout flow of the AppCoins Wallet, as well as the APK Migrator and how its used to migrate with Unity’s verification tool.

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It’s that time again, where we update you on the developments made by the AppCoins team! In the last two weeks, we have been working on the AppCoins Wallet and the APK Migrator.

As we mentioned in ANU#34, we’ve been working on our wallet onboarding. We will have it ready for the next release!

Our main goal with this new onboarding is to make new user’s lives as easy as possible. To do so, we have removed the blockchain reference so users don’t get confused with it. We also explain what can the user do with the AppCoins Wallet app and, because we like to maintain our users informed, we have added this information to our Terms and Conditions.

The most important flow for the AppCoins Wallet is where users make the actual purchase; the checkout flow.

In the current version of the AppCoins wallet, the wallet setup needs to run before the purchase starts. In the past two weeks we have been working on making this setup under the hood so users can make the purchase without the extra effort of opening the AppCoins Wallet, going through the setup, returning to the app to make the purchase and then restarting the purchase flow.

We believe that with these enhancements we are able to reduce the friction in the first payment conducted by a user. For that reason, the checkout flow is one of our goals for this quarter.

The APK Migrator has been around for some months now, and it has been a very good tool to convince developers to come onboard the AppCoins project.

In the Unity ecosystem, there are two scripting backends available to build an APK, .NET (using Mono) and IL2CPP. Both these backends allow you to implement receipt validation obfuscation. Last week, we put in motion a new development that will enable us to migrate Unity games, using this purchase verification, with the Mono scripting backend. We are 100% compliant with this type of verification.

As always, you’re invited to follow our work regarding all of the products we’re working on:

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At the time of writing, the current market cap is close to $8.39 M USD, with $539.60 K USD in volume in the last 24 hours across these exchanges: Binance (84,40%), Huobi (15,59%), HitBTC (0,02%).

Since the last ANU, APPC value has witnessed a high of $0.084 USD on May 22th, and a low of $ 0.058 USD on May 10th. You can see more info about APPC markets at Coinmarketcap.

Name: Gabriela Amaral
Role: Developers Support
Bio: Gabriela is a Computer Science and Management student who joined the Catappult team last month.
In her new role, she supports developers by testing and certifying apps with the goal of maintaining and improving the quality of the apps.

The AppCoins team is currently at Unite Seoul 2019, a conference dedicated to game developers looking to make the most of Unity’s engine and platforms, as well as mingling with experts in the field.

The event, which takes place in the capital’s COEX Convention Centre, started on the 21st and will end on the 22nd of May.

Our Asia Pacific VP Tiago Alves is a the event talking to developers about how our partnership with Unity allows game developers to easily integrate with the AppCoins Protocol and distribute with Catappult — and all within minutes! If you’re keen to know more, get in touch.

Missed one of our previous publications? Not to worry. You can read them right here:

ANU#35 — Payments in Landscape, Wallet Updates and Unite Shanghai

ANU #34 — Back-end Solutions, Payment Updates and Blockchain Life

Everything you need to know about APPC Credits



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