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This document highlights the steps to be followed by a provider platform for technical integration on the ONEST network in order to go live with their offerings. Discovery, Order, Fulfilment, Post-fulfilment are the four stages in an order lifecycle. Thus, post following the steps highlighted in the document, every provider platform will be able to make their offerings discoverable across seeker platforms present within the ONEST network. For any further steps within a transaction, the consumers will be routed to the respective provider platform.

Prerequisites


Steps for technical integration:

Before you begin, please ensure that you have filled out the "Join Us" form linked HERE so that a person from our team can be in touch with you to support your integration journey.
Step 1: Identify key use cases and user stories to start with, following an MVP for go-live on the ONEST network.
  • Example use case: There is an organisation C that needs more number of offerings on their platform for their existing userbase or to attract more users. Such an organisation’s key usecase will be enabling the discoverability of learning and livelihood opportunities offered by provider platforms on ONEST network. Thus, they can join as a seeker platform and make all the offerings of the provider platforms discoverable on their platform.
Step 3: Refer Reference Implementation Guides and understand the APIs schema from the specifications and examples.
Step 3: List down the data points that will be sent as part of the search request
  • For example: Let’s take the example of the same organisation as highlighted in step 1. If a user comes to the platform by Organisation C and searches for courses, the user may want to search by grade/ age group of students for whom the course is offered, the duration of the course, the topics covered and so on. These data points that need to be sent to the provider platforms as part of the Search request are listed. This will help the provider platforms respond with the relevant content as part of the on-search response.
Step 4: Read Developing the APIs
  • Beckn Protocol Server is an open-source service that helps applications connect to any network that is using Beckn Protocol including ONEST. It follows the Beckn protocol and makes it easier for the applications to get started with ONEST implementation. Routing, request signing, schema and signature validation etc is done by this service. More details about the open-source package can be found here: Beckn Protocol Server
  • Network participants can use EITHER the Beckn Protocol Server - the open-source service or develop it themselves or avail a TSP.
Step 5: Refer Network Observabilityto generate telemetry and send to the ONEST network.
Step 6: Test with reference BPP (provider platform) on the sandbox. The following is the postman collection
Step 7: Share the logs here by following these steps and get sign-off by ONEST Team
Step 8: Reach out to the ONEST team to register onto to Production to Go Live
Support: If you are facing any issues, please share your query on https://github.com/orgs/ONEST-Network/discussions
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