[plug] eCommerce apps, where to begin
berfel at innovative.iinet.net.au
Wed Apr 22 17:39:25 WST 2009
Gregory Orange <gregory.orange at metoceanengineers.com> wrote:
>Someone in my family would like a website to sell stuff and I'd love to
>help them out. I said I'd investigate, but to be honest I've had
>practically nothing to do with webapps, beyond a little Apache config
>and Tomcat app migration.
>I won't go into full details, but here's a gist of what I have in mind:
>There will be lists of things that a customer can buy. Combo boxes to
>select region and some other broad categorisation. Then one tick box
>will select a predetermined list of items, alternately one could
>individually tick items in the list, and further there would be a 'more'
>button to see items not on their list.
>The rest would be as per a pretty straightforward online store.
>Can anyone tell me where to begin learning and what might be involved?
>At my level of knowledge, am I totally the wrong person to be doing
>this, and should hire someone, or at least hire someone to teach me? I'm
>willing to put in the time (and some money, this is for a small business
>after all), and I don't think it's highly urgent.
Why not use something that already exists like osCommerce?
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