Installing Hacker’s Keyboard on Android terminal

Installing Hacker’s Keyboard is recommended on Android devices that have a hardware keyboard or keyboard-like device connected to them. Examples of such input devices are pinpad or barcode scanner. The Hacker’s Keyboard is open-source, peer-reviewed. Other than fixing defects in the default Google keyboard, the Hacker’s Keyboard is specially suitable if you type a mix of letters and numbers […]

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Uploading students data with SFTP

Secure File Transfer Protocol, or SFTP, is a network protocol that provides encrypted file access over the internet. PushCoin customers can utilize SFTP for uploading student photos or student records. This article describes steps for uploading student records via SFTP, including the file format, directory where to upload the file and the filename convention. Alternative method for uploading student records is via Web API. […]

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Refund, Void, Withdrawal

There are three related methods in which a previous transaction can be corrected. Below we go over the methods and explain when it’s appropriate to either refund, void or withdraw. Refund Refund is the opposite transaction to a sale. Issuing a refund is the most common action taken to correct previous POS or online transaction. For example, when a parent […]

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Uploading student data with Web API

[For introduction to PushCoin Web API, read Automation of tasks with PushCoin Web API] One of the most common uses of the Web API is to synchronize PushCoin with the School’s Student Information System. For example, when a student leaves the school we want the POS system to notice it and lock the account. You probably want to schedule this as a nightly […]

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Automation of tasks with PushCoin Web API

Overview School administrators are welcome to automate common tasks through our Web API. Examples of tasks that you may want to consider the API for include: Automating updates between Student Information System and PushCoin. Downloading sale transactions or revenue data into a third-party accounting system. Generating reports or carrying out statistical analysis in an external tool […]

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Using Security Key for 2-Step Verification

Are you concerned about losing account information by password theft, phishing, hacking or keylogging? The U2F Security Key is a specially designed hardware token that keeps your PushCoin account more secure than ever.  Durable, conveniently sized and works with any browser that supports the FIDO U2F protocol. With Security Key, there’s no looking at codes […]

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Selling Products Online

PushCoin platform allows account administrators to enroll products in online sales. This is accomplished in two steps described below. Step 1: Configuration of the web store menu Your web store visitors will appreciate an intuitive menu when browsing your online catalog. To begin creating your online menu, login to your PushCoin account as an administrator and […]

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How to manage cashiers and terminal access.

Cashier login is a feature of PushCoin Point of Sale that permits: A secure terminal login with a unique password per cashier. Ability to trace every sale to a cashier operating the terminal. Remotely disable or enable individual cashier’s access to terminals. Tell if a cashier is short- or over-cash in her drawer at the […]

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Security, Reliability & User Privacy Measures – FAQ

What member information do you collect? We collect minimum required information from our members to process their transactions and better serve with pertinent information, such as purchase confirmations and status updates. The information collected may include any of parent and student first and last names, student thumbscan, email, grade, student photo and student identification number. […]

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