You've got to love it when a young technology company has its head in the right place. That's the case with Stripe, the San Francisco-based startup that exists solely to make it easier for businesses to collect payment for their goods or services online.
"We believe that enabling transactions on the web is a problem rooted in code, not finance," the company says on its 'about' page. "We want to help put more websites in business."
On Friday, the company released jQuery.payment, a general purpose library for building those forms. The library helps developers validate input and format it for the user, from the card's actual number to its expiration date.