In this comprehensive guide to creating e-commerce sites using PHP and MySQL, Larry Ullman walks you through every step of the development process, always with security and best practices emphasized along the way:

  • designing the visual interface
  • creating the database
  • presenting content
  • generating an online catalog
  • managing the shopping cart
  • handling the order
  • processing the payment
  • fulfilling the order

The book uses two complete e-commerce examples. This fully updated and expanded second edition also includes a new payment processing example, Stripe, and also reflects the latest changes in the options and methodologies for using PayPal and Authorize.net.


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Effortless E-Commerce

Publisher: New Riders

Author: Larry Ullman

Year: 2013


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