[thelist] [Spam] Re: lite eCommerce

shaun at porkandpaws.com shaun at porkandpaws.com
Thu Aug 23 06:34:02 CDT 2007

Coming out soon but not quite ready 
Magento (http://www.magentocommerce.com)
looks interesting

"Chris Dempsey" <evolt at cubeit.co.uk> wrote:

> > I need to stay with a PHP/MySQL solution, but if you can point to 
> > an example shop I would like to see.
> CactuShop have a tool to port from Access to MySQL but obviously its still
> an ASP solution.  Plenty of examples on cactushop.com or take a look at
> http://adgen.edgedevelopment.co.uk for one we're working on just now.  It's
> about 50% complete and the customisations should be subtle enough that you
> won't notice them unless you're familiar with the software.
> Pathogen Type is the only menu that is properly populated just now and the
> top item in each sub-category is the most complete if you want to check out
> the product layout they've chosen to run with.
> Chris.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org
> [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Bob Meetin -
> www.dottedi.biz
> Sent: 22 August 2007 18:04
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> Subject: [Spam] Re: [thelist] lite eCommerce
> Chris Dempsey wrote:
> > We use CactuShop for our online stores now [have used osCommerce and
> Actinic
> > previously].  It's layout skin/token based so can be made to look any way
> > you want.  Also if you know ASP you can customise the system as required
> I need to stay with a PHP/MySQL solution, but if you can point to an 
> example shop I would like to see.
> Re: Drupal - I toyed with it in the past, but didn't really have any 
> community-type jobs that it seemed to lend itself to.  I took a look at 
> the example shops on the drupal site, but none really seem to stand out, 
> or maybe the link to this particular client/job was too loose.  I will 
> need to be doing substantial customization of the look/feel, including 
> CSS fly-out menus, numerous custom pages. Does drupal lend itself well 
> to customizations and how much time (yes it is relative) will go into 
> the learning curve???
> If anyone can point me to some shop-like implementations of drupal, much 
> appreciated in advance?
> -Bob

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