Integrating Umbrella Faces

Back in 2013 I created the original version of Umbrella Faces. This week, we've come full circle by integrating Umbrella Faces in funnel.travel. Hurry up, I only have a few seconds Data streams in funnel.travel can now request traveler profile data, in which case funnel.travel will attempt to retrieve the profile data from Umbrella Faces. … Continue reading Integrating Umbrella Faces

Adding GDS to the mix

In the past few weeks, new extensions have been added to funnel.travel: Process Amadeus AIR filesProcess Galileo GMIR files Send booking data to Viselio for visa processing If you're using the Amadeus ProPrinter or the Galileo Print Manager, enabling top-quality visa application services with Viselio is a matter of seconds to configure. https://youtu.be/9vknVBbW6js More on … Continue reading Adding GDS to the mix

Building Maven projects in Eclipse

Maven and Eclipse have a history. In the early days, the Maven integration in Eclipse was considered sub-par. I've read statements that IntelliJ offers way better support for Maven projects. But then, I've also read statements that Eclipse offers way better support for Maven projects (than IntelliJ). It seems to depend on the versions being … Continue reading Building Maven projects in Eclipse

Parsing travel e-mails

Incentive With funnel.travel, parsing travel confirmation e-mails is one of those things the customer expects as a capability, yet it's not a a core feature. The perfect candidate to use an external service. In order to connect funnel.travel with an external e-mail parsing service, the service needs to provide a decent APIyield results of a … Continue reading Parsing travel e-mails

iframes and downloads with OAuth/REST

The OAuth / REST approach to web clients is a common and clean approach, and works beautifully with the traditional request/response cycles of retrieving and posting JSON objects. As the application grows, however, inadvertently requirements pop up to download files, or to display some content in a separate window context (eg. iframe). As the OAuth … Continue reading iframes and downloads with OAuth/REST