The first thing to say is that if you can’t afford to hire a web developer or you don’t have programming skills yourself, Braintree probably isn’t for you.
Braintree is a product designed around its application programming interface (API). Its purpose is to help businesses build processing solutions into their websites and to simplify more technical processing problems like setting up a marketplace.
Another key aspect of services like Braintree is allowing businesses to conduct secure transactions across the globe.
If you’ve read our Stripe review, you may be noticing that Braintree seems to offer a lot of the same things that Stripe does. Because of that, the real question you need to answer is this: Which solution is better for my business, Stripe or Braintree? In our opinion, the nod goes to Stripe. But you should still stick around to see why Braintree may be right for you.