Deploy a PayString Server with Docker


PayString was previously known as PayID.

To get started, the first thing to do is set up a PayString server.

  1. If you haven't already, install Docker and Node on your machine.

  2. The reference implementation server is available at You can download the reference implementation server by cloning the repository at the command line:

    git clone
  3. Go to the /paystring directory that you just created:

    cd paystring
  4. Boot up the PayString HTTP server and a Postgres database to develop against:

    npm run devEnvUp