Possible mystery shopper scam with ShopperSystems

Ok, you're gonna love this one....so make some coffee and enjoy the saga. My fiance found this ad in a local job listing website for "Mystery Shoppers Needed".  The ad included a bunch of additional keywords not normally associated with a standard job posting.  This surely improved SEO but didn't lend a lot of credibility for being a "real" job listing. Excited at the possiblity of having found a job, my fiance beamed as she relayed the details to me.  For a mere $ 2.95 "testing fee", she could quickly become qualified to be a mystery shopper in the Indianapolis area....

Jun 30, 2010 READ MORE
New AbleCommerce 7 module for external web services

Time to add a new module.  This time it's a project I finished many months ago for a client.  The client needed a web service that allowed their fullfillment center systems to interface with AbleCommerce 7 via the internet.  The requirements included the ability to pull pending orders, retrieve and set stock quantities as well as post both full and partial shipment information. The result was a compact but effective ASP.Net web service that provides a secured external interface to the AbleCommerce 7 store data.  By leveraging a very common interface protocol ...

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BlogEngine.Net upgrade error – Item has already been added

Well I decided it was time to update BlogEngine.Net given I was still on v1.4.5 and I haven't been giving the Blog the love it needs.  So tonight I decided to take the plunge and see what it did. First, the upgrade files DO overwrite the web.config file in the existing blog folder.  Fine if you're using XML data source but I was using SQL.  So I had to find the Setup folder in the Blog folder and read the instructions on using the SQL-configured web.config file.  Once that was done, it all tied together to my existing blog data. I did get one error when I tri...

Jun 26, 2010 READ MORE
AbleCommerce 7 Job Scheduler is released

Public release of my AbleCommerce 7 Job Scheduler is finally here !  The module is very complex with all automation happening at the server level.  This means that absolutely nothing has to be done from the workstation/client level for the automation to occur.  Basket reminders, automatic order follow-up messages and more.  Check it all out here: http://www.ablemods.com/AbleCommerce-7-Job-Scheduler-P43C1.aspx   ...

Jun 26, 2010 READ MORE
AbleCommerce 7 Returns Manager is here

I'm very happy to see my Returns Manager module brought to release level.   The module includes many great features for managing the product return needs of your AbleCommerce 7 eCommerce site.    Check it out here:  http://www.ablemods.com/Returns-Manager-Module-P44C1.aspx ...

Jun 26, 2010 READ MORE