Job Schedule Progress

Well this weekend has proved very productive.  The job scheduler is working extremely well.  My fears of runaway-spamming a customer thanking them for their order may have been unwarranted Order shipments auto-trigger a 7-day one-time email to the appropriate customer for follow-up courtesy and marketing purposes.  I made it so the admin can configure the number of days to their preference.  I also added an On/Off for people who don't want this particular functionality. Stock notifications work extremely well.  Visitors simply need to...

Dec 15, 2008 READ MORE
COMING SOON AC7 Job Scheduler

* COMING SOON * Automation is a key ingredient to a smooth running web store.  With our new Job Scheduler module, you will spend more time running your business. Here is a preliminary feature list: Automatically send a follow-up email X days after an order ships.  Great marketing and customer service opportunity for every customer who buys from your store. In-stock notification!  Visitors who register with your site can add out-of-stock items to their wishlist.  When that item comes back in stock, a notification email complete with produc...

Dec 13, 2008 READ MORE
How to use the Server.MapPath in a class

Learning is the name of the game with ASP.Net.  Today I was trying to use Server.MapPath in my class library.  But it always throw an error and Visual Studio wouldn't suggest which Import statement to use.  Finally figured out you have specifically add a reference to System.Web in your project.  Apparently "Imports System.Web" at the top of your class file isn't enough.  So, once you add a reference to System.Web, you can now use System.Web.HttpContext.Current.Server.MapPath()   ...

Dec 08, 2008 READ MORE
CPC Feed Builder v1.3 Released

Finally some time to write some programming!  Business has been far more busy than I would like.  Normally that's a good thing, but when it keeps you from the things you do best, that's a whole different problem.  Fortunately I have some help coming that will take some of the daily paperwork workload off my plate.  In the mean time, I managed to get an update out for Feed Builder.  This one is marked v1.3 and includes the following changes: Improvements to formatting of descriptions in all feed formats Resolved i...

Dec 01, 2008 READ MORE