Connect to Stripe Data from a Connection Pool in Jetty

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The Stripe JDBC Driver supports connection pooling: This article shows how to connect faster to Stripe data from Web apps in Jetty.

The CData JDBC driver for Stripe is easy to integrate with Java Web applications. This article shows how to efficiently connect to Stripe data in Jetty by configuring the driver for connection pooling. You will configure a JNDI resource for Stripe in Jetty.

Configure the JDBC Driver for Salesforce as a JNDI Data Source

Follow the steps below to connect to Salesforce from Jetty.

  1. Enable the JNDI module for your Jetty base. The following command enables JNDI from the command-line:

    java -jar ../start.jar --add-to-startd=jndi
  2. Add the CData and license file, located in the lib subfolder of the installation directory, into the lib subfolder of the context path.
  3. Declare the resource and its scope. Enter the required connection properties in the resource declaration. This example declares the Stripe data source at the level of the Web app, in WEB-INF\jetty-env.xml.

    <Configure id='stripedemo' class="org.eclipse.jetty.webapp.WebAppContext"> <New id="stripedemo" class="org.eclipse.jetty.plus.jndi.Resource"> <Arg><Ref refid="stripedemo"/></Arg> <Arg>jdbc/stripedb</Arg> <Arg> <New class="cdata.jdbc.stripe.StripeDriver"> <Set name="url">jdbc:stripe:</Set> <Set name="OAuthClientId">MyOAuthClientId</Set> <Set name="OAuthClientSecret">MyOAuthClientSecret</Set> <Set name="CallbackURL">http://localhost:33333</Set> <Set name="InitiateOAuth">GETANDREFRESH</Set> </New> </Arg> </New> </Configure>

    Use the OAuth authentication standard to connect to Stripe. To authenticate using OAuth, you will need to register an app to obtain the OAuthClientId, OAuthClientSecret, and CallbackURL connection properties. See the "Getting Started" chapter of the help documentation for a guide to using OAuth.

  4. Configure the resource in the Web.xml:

    jdbc/stripedb javax.sql.DataSource Container
  5. You can then access Stripe with a lookup to java:comp/env/jdbc/stripedb: InitialContext ctx = new InitialContext(); DataSource mystripe = (DataSource)ctx.lookup("java:comp/env/jdbc/stripedb");

More Jetty Integration

The steps above show how to configure the driver in a simple connection pooling scenario. For more use cases and information, see the Working with Jetty JNDI chapter in the Jetty documentation.