Swiss Bitcoin Pay App v2.0.0: Open-Source Code & Other Improvements

Swiss Bitcoin Pay app introduced v2.0.0 of its app. It is now open-source, comes with web support (PWA), an in-app self-custodial wallet, and more.

What’s new

Open-source. “Our app’s code is now publicly available on GitHub. You are free to fork it, adapt it, use it for your own project without any permission.””We welcome any Pull Requests, to help make the best experience possible for merchants.”Web support (Progressive Web App). “Our app is now fully cross platform between iOS/Android/Web. This mean we have the same codebase for all apps and web. It means that merchants can now have a fully-featured Lightning Point-of-Sale terminal on their desktop.””This web version is available at”In-app self-custodial wallet. “When you register, there is now an option to create a self-custodial wallet in-app, using the most secure libraries and hardware pieces available on your device. Your seed phrase is encrypted, stored locally on your device and is never sent to our server.””You’ll have access to your Onchain balance, and on-chain unused receiving addresses directly in-app (sending soon).”Seamless ownership signature (likely related to Swiss AOPP compliance). “When creating your account with the in-app self-custodial wallet, the ownership signature that we require (for legal reasons) is automatically done and sent to our servers in the background.”Ability to split payouts to receive a % in bitcoin / % in fiat. “Merchants now have the ability to split their payout and keep a part of their payments in Bitcoin, and auto-sell the rest in fiat. Additionally, there is no more volatility risk as your sats are sold instantly.””This is all made possible by our new partner @mtpelerin.”9 new fiat conversion currencies. “These currencies are now available for fiat payouts, in addition to EUR & CHF: DKK, HKD, JPY, NOK, NZD, SEK, SGD, USD, ZAR.”Direct connect via Email/Password. “Connect directly in-app with your classic email/password credentials. You’ll then be logged with the “Admin” role with additional features.”Change account settings (Name, currency, Onchain on/off, payout config …). “If you’re logged with the “Admin” role, you can now edit your account’s settings directly in-app.”Admin user can see all employee’s invoices status. “If you’re logged with the “Admin” role, you can also see in real-time all of your employees invoices in the History screen.”The device name automatically filled. “Your employees don’t have to manually write their name anymore. It will automatically takes the device’s name/model/browser by default.”New languages. ” Thanks to Daniel for Deutsch translation, @botarellif for Italian translation, @cobraenbitcoin for Spanish translation, and for Portuguese translation.SSL certificate pinning for increased security. “To prevent some specific advanced network attacks, the SSL certificate is now pinned in the app.”Logout button and contact support in-app. “Frequently asked, there is now an easy accessible logout button in-app, in addition to a direct access to our support email.”

And as always, we are still:

🕵🏻 Non-KYC
🛡️ F-Droid & APK available
🇨🇭 Swiss-regulated
❌ 0 tracker in our products

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— 🇨🇭 Swiss Bitcoin Pay (@SwissBitcoinPay) December 19, 2023

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