Beginning PHP and PostgreSQL E-Commerce: From Novice to Professional

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The first book to show readers how to create a complete e-commerce driven website using two of the most popular open source technologies, PHP and PostgreSQL

Adapted from the strong selling Beginning PHP 5 and MySQL E-Commerce, this book is based on a proven and popular instructional model.

PostgreSQL, long the second most popular open source database in the world, has seen a significant resurgence in interest throughout 2005 due to software enhancements and considerable capital injections. It stands to reason already strong interest in this database will continue to grow for the foreseeable future.

 

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Contents

Starting an ECommerce Site
3
Laying Out the Foundations
13
Part I
57
Part II
107
Searching the Catalog
169
Receiving Payments Using PayPal
189
Catalog Administration
199
The Shopping Cart
267
Storing Customer Orders
425
Part I
453
Part II
477
Credit Card Transactions
505
Product Reviews
537
Connecting to Web Services
547
Installing Apache PHP and PostgreSQL
571
Project Management Considerations
583

Dealing with Customer Orders
303
Product Recommendations
335
Managing Customer Details
353

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About the author (2007)

Cristian Darie is a software engineer with experience in a wide range of modern technologies. He is the author of numerous books, including his popular ASP.NET C# e-commerce tutorial, his Ajax and PHP tutorial, and his search engine optimization tutorial for PHP developers. Cristian studied distributed application architectures for his Ph.D, and is getting involved with various commercial and research projects. When not planning to buy Google, he enjoys his bit of social life. If you want to say "Hi," you can reach Cristian through his personal website, www.CristianDarie.ro.

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