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Design for a shared checkout

I am currently working on a ecommerce system that is slightly different in structure to a typical ecommerce system in that you have multiple stores, accessing the same database from different URLs. ...
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Simultaneous purchase in online shop bypassing limited offer

Our client sells several products in an online shop (our software) for a especially low price on the first purchase. Further purchases of each product will fallback to the regular price. E.g. product ...
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Ajax call or js to update a cart price

I am building a cart in Java and would like to give users the ability to update the quantity and see the new price instantly. I am using BigDecimal on the back-end for complete accuracy, but the ajax ...
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handling online payment for items with one quantity - design issue

I would like to implement a robust way to handle ecommerce payment for items with limited quantity, like for example exclusive paintings. Payment would ideally be accepted via PayPal and credit ...
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Version Control & Deployment on Large Ecommerce Site

I am currently Front End Dev for a large ecommerce store and I'm wanting to switch the entire site to a Version Control System (Git) and Deployment service (Beanstalk). I'm having trouble ...
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Should shopping carts be secure via SSL/TLS

So, pretty straight forward question. Somebody told me that all shopping carts should be secure. I can see in some instances where this would be beneficial... but all instances? I realize that ...
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Rating Ecommerce Customers Formula

I'm developing a new extension for an ecommerce platform, that basically builds Customer Equity and Lifetime Value. Already got that. But I'm having some problems trying to figure out a formula to ...
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Practical mysql schema advice for eCommerce store - Products & Attributes

I am currently planning my first eCommerce application (mySQL & Laravel Framework). I have various products, which all have different attributes. Describing products very simply, Some will have a ...
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Is there a way to efficiently allow a user to upload multiple content at once for e-commerce type sites?

Sellers on large sites like Amazon and Newegg need to provide names, descriptions, and images for their products to be displayed on the e-commerce sites. These sellers could have 10000+ products to ...
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Payment Gateways and RESTful API

I have a RESTful API that offers eCommerce functionality. One area I'm struggling to decide on the correct implementation is how to process payments. Lets say I have the following URI GET ...
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eCommerce use case: removing a product

I am starting to design the database schema for the eCommerce element of a web service I am creating. The thing I'm trying to get my head around is how to deal with the use case of a seller (user of ...
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Loading data for ShoppingCart item

I'm currently trying to cover our shopping cart with unit tests. Class ShoppingCartItem has property Term. It also loads available terms for this item upon object creation. Currently this is done ...
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How to verify if 3rd party payment succeeded?

A more specific version of this question was kicked off of StackOverflow so I hope this is now the right place for this question. I'm working on a payment processing website that will function like ...
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Need Advice About A Specialized eCommerce System [closed]

I'm doing requirements/systems analysis on a particular project and could use some advice. PROBLEM: The project is for an organization that has a number of suppliers, with each supplier having up to ...
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anonymous checkout

Working on a E-commerce solution where I need to handle checkout based on anonymous customer and as of now I am not able to think properly how best this can be implemented. Our ShoppingCart is being ...
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Sync / send data between front end and back end systems for an Ecommerce site

A client recently had a new backend .net stock management system developed that hooks into their EPOS and allows their stores to keep track of orders, products, customers, etc from a single central ...
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How to factor out data layer in nopCommerce and replace MS SQL with RavenDB?

I am new to nopCommerce and ecommerce in general but I am involved in an ecommerce project. Now from my past experiences with RavenDB (which mostly were absolutely pleasant) and based on the needs of ...
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Code execution time out occasionally

I am working on an e-commerce website. There is a case where I need to fetch the whole data in database through a third-party API and send it to an indexing engine. This third-party API has many ...
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Storing data in 2 different systems/database structures

My company is an online retailer, and we use an homebrew ecommerce platform. In the last year or so, we've partnered with a accounting software vendor, as our homebrew solution was unable to produce ...
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Proper Price Markup Formula

Ok, so this is not the most advanced programming question - and it kind of borders on e-commerce, but it has specifically come up twice in my career - which is only 10 years old, so I figured I would ...
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Order collisions in ecommerce

Suppose I have a web app where sellers add their products and set them as available for sale. Then I show a list of products in my mobile app, where I get products via my REST API. My problem: suppose ...
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Facebook Payments & Credits vs. Real-World & Charities [closed]

I am having a difficult time understanding Facebook's internal "e-commerce microcosm" and what it allows Facebook App developers to do (and what it restricts them from doing). Two use cases: I'm an ...
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Patterns for integrating with a slow external service

Was hoping someone could provide some patterns/techniques/ideas to increase performance for the following scenario. Am integrating with an external ordering system via SOAP. The external system can ...
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Overloaded high transaction SQL Server database Solutions

The current sql server database is overloaded and many transactions are failing. The powers that be have a proposed solution to build a separate database to handle/store transactions and then ...
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Depend on built technology, or build your own [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to decide between using an existing eCommerce solution and building your own? I am starting a ecomm business and my site idea is pretty similar in functionality to ...
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Automated out going ACH transfers

Our team is working on a market place web application where the application will collect payments from individual users then deduct a small percentage fee before paying the balance to the users chosen ...
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How does a paid Saas actually work? [closed]

Could anyone explain to me how does a paid Saas work please? I know for free Saas you can just create some kind of registration and authentication process which allows the users to use all features. ...
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JSON-based Ajax Checkout experience - is it safe?

For a mobile, e-commerce site, that follows the client-server model, where all the views are json-ajax calls to return data from a secure service, is it safe to also pass the "checkout" process ...
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Best-practice to manage concurrency into a basket in a e-commerce website

What is the best practice to manage the case where two customers add in the same time a product whose the stock was only 1 ? Must there be a check in the code of the basket to avoid one of these 2 ...
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What things do I need to become expert ASP.net MVC [closed]

I graduated in computer science. I had pretty good knowledge in Java. I have about a year experiences in ASP.net C# Web form. What other things do I need to know if I want become expert in ASP.net MVC ...
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Developing a Configurable Pricing Program

The organization I work at has some interesting requirements when it comes to pricing for online commerce. Currently the developers write different 'pricing rules' and those rules can be applied to ...
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Data indexing frameworks fit for large E-Commerce applications

we wrote and still maintain a large E-Commerce application. Our feature list resembles what you would expect from most shops. We'd like to improve some of our features, and now the search/suggestion ...
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Easy to customize .NET CMS with ecommerce facility

I have tried DNN and nopCommerce. After going through their source-code, I realized they are not that easy to customize and need a fair amount of time to their documentation before any changes can be ...
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Best open source ASP.NET MVC e-commerce projects [closed]

I need to get a e-commerce site up and running, but I really don't want to program it from the bottom up if I don't need to. I want to program it using ASP.NET MVC. I'm looking for a good open source ...
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3D Secure MPI providers - suitable for multiple third party payment systems?

Long time user of SO, and figured this is the best place to ask this question. I am currently consolidating our eCommerce payment clearing systems into one Asp.Net MVC website that will work like ...
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Advice on making sure e-commerce site is secure using PHP and MySQL

Like the title says, I would like some advice from knowledgable web developers on figuring out security issues for my e-commerce site. I am designing the database as well as the code that ...
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One-time income with recurring costs: how to mantain an app in the cloud

You have an idea of a software/app/webapp/website that you would like to spend some effort and implement. Your idea uses a cloud system to keep things up and you think you could earn some money by ...
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Java's advantage in shopping cart platform

Open source PHP shopping carts platform/framework occupy most top list. They are hot, and we want start quick. So, we are going to make decision between Magento and Opencart, PHP programmers would be ...
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Am I wasting my time building eCommerce website? [closed]

I see a lot of companies such has ekmpowershop, volusion, eshops, prostores and so on that give customers power to build and customise their website (in detail). On the other hand I see companies such ...
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How do I properly design a many-to-many (charges/payments) accounting system?

This is just as much a db/programming question as an accounting/math question, so I'm actually posting to all relevant boards. I appreciate your patience in advance. Basically I'm having trouble ...
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How to decide between using an existing eCommerce solution and building your own?

There are a number of both open and close source off the shelf solutions. For example Magento has an impressive list of sites that use them for eCommerce. There are also stories such as this (only ...
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Does anyone know of a way to acquire a REAL credit card that is specifically designated for ecommerce testing purposes?

What I mean is we always want to test something in the actual real world live production environment, regardless of any testing we do with any fake paypal credit card numbers or other sandboxed ...
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Ashamed to admit using jQuery? [closed]

Something I've noticed over the past few weeks is how many big commercial websites use jQuery combined with lots of plugins - but don't admit it. They will rename the main library to something ...