AbleCommerce 7 Web Service progress report July 17 2010

Well it's Saturday.  First it was Monday.  Then suddenly Friday afternoon was here and I just didn't get much done that I wanted.  Several phone calls got in the way as well as some programming research.  Now I'm spending a portion of my weekend getting some much needed bookkeeping work done.  This should pave the way to put a big dent in the web service module next week.  I came up with a few new web service methods I'd like to add related to inventory items.  It adds more time to the module but I think it's a solid benefit and wor...

Jul 17, 2010 READ MORE
AC7 Web Service code is done

Finished the last of the routines I want to add to the Web Service.  Everything came out nicely. Now for documentation, packaging, install testing and online catalog setup....

Jul 09, 2010 READ MORE
AbleCommerce 7 Web service coming along nicely

Ok so the holiday weekend involved a lot more fishing than it did programming, but that's the way it should be ! :) The web service module has been converted to VB from the original C-Sharp used.  My preference is always VB because syntax is more flexible and the code is easier to read in my opinion.  No sense making things harder than necessary for the sake of urban legend that C-Sharp is somehow "better". I added a new web method to retrieve customer records.  That will get finished and tested today.  Then I'll add a method to allow updating customer record...

Jul 06, 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 ...

Jun 30, 2010 READ MORE