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[nycphp-talk] It's 2007, and we haven't talked about Shopping Carts since last year

edward potter edwardpotter at gmail.com
Tue Jan 16 10:38:27 EST 2007


There seems to be brewing that a new osCommerce, some mind blowing
thing is in the works.  who knows?  :-)

On 1/16/07, Jon Baer <jonbaer at jonbaer.com> wrote:
> Probably because the future is in hosted third party web services
> that do all the work for you? ;-)
>
> If you look at things like Shopify and Blinksale API it's obvious
> that they offer 2 well defined things:
>
> 1. Extremely easy to understand setups for beginners
> 2. Extremely easy to understand APIs for advanced developers
>
> So the better question would be .. why reinvent the wheel again? ..
>
> But does anyone know what ever happened to the OSCommerce
> development?  Someone should take it over and "Cake" it :-)
>
> - Jon
>
> On Jan 16, 2007, at 3:48 AM, inforequest wrote:
>
> > Okay it's an old story but remains one that still needs re-writing.
> > It's 2007, a time of web standards, skinnable CMS's, and fancy
> > screen effects, so why do the available shopping cart solutions
> > still look like phpnuke?
> >
> > Any updates to the semiannual PHP-talk question " My customer needs
> > a shopping cart solution. Is there anything better than X-Cart?"
> >
> > Real-world experience only, please. Is there a best-choice today if
> > you're not using Joomla but have site(s) that need an integrated cart?
> >
> >
> >
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