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    CS 2007: StarterSite CTP and assorted links

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    The StarterSite CTP is now available for download. This should help and get everyone started on a solid ground with developing a Commerce Server site. Max Akbar has begun blogging with a vengeance and it is awesome to see the large number (and high quality...
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    CS 2007: Starter Site Availability Plans

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    I know this has been asked a million times by now - When are we getting the StarterSite? Well Ryan has the answer . The short answer is next week - but not for production sites. The long answer is October 2006 . Hope that puts a lot of those...
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    CS 2007: How to display a custom user profile definition in the Customer and Orders Manager?

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    This was a question recently posted on one of the Commerce Server newsgroups and I thought I’d write a post on it since it seems like it should be of interest to others as well. In this post I shall give a step-by-step overview of how to create a custom...
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    CS 2007: Running Pipelines in a Console Application

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    This post illustrates how to run pipelines in a sample console app (attached to the post)....
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    CS 2007: Things you didn't know about the Customer and Orders Manager UI

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    Just wanted to highlight a couple of points about the Customer and Orders Manager Business Application that is shipped as part of Commerce Server 2007 : You can run the UI with only some of the web services defined.Simply launch the UI and in...
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    Model Based Testing – The Yellow Brick Road

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    The future was here – now it’s the past. I am, however, wiser about the ways-of-the-model-based world. Still taking baby steps really, but starting to stand up on my feet. The real-world turned out to be a whole different ball-game from what I had envisioned...
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    CS 2007: Where is my CreditCardNumber?

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    In case you have been playing around with Payments in Commerce Server 2007 , you might have noticed and wondered about this property on the CreditCardPayment class: CreditCardNumber . No matter what you set it to, a save and reload of the Basket / PurchaseOrder...
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    CS 2007: Business Application Source Code now available for download

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    You can download the full source code for the business applications present in Commerce Server 2007 , such as the Customer and Orders Manager, Catalog Manager and Marketing Manager and freely customize these powerful tools according to your unique business...
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    CS 2007: GetShippingMethods and GetShippingMethods(String)

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    Just wanted to highlight the key difference between these 2 APIs which can both be used to display the set of ShippingMethods which are enabled in the TransactionConfig (the site resource) database. Points to be noted: · Both only return enabled...
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    Wow! Posting this from Word 2007!

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    Am trying out the new Blogging feature in Word 2007 and love it. One of the biggest benefits is the ability to use the good ‘ol familiar (not anymore in 2007?) Word features such as spell checking and formatting etc. to write up your blog posts. Very...
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    Vinod Kumar Joins Blogdom

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    One of the core developers on Commerce Server has jumped onto the blogging bandwagon and that too with a BANG! Since he does not believe much in introductions, I will give a brief intro: Vinod Kumar is a lead developer in the CS product group and has...
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    Commerce Server 2007: How to use a predefined tracking number for placing an Order?

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    An often asked question while working with the Order system in Commerce Server has been whether it is possible to use a predefined order number instead of having the Order system generate it for you. The answer is Yes and here is how you can do that....
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    Windows Vista and Office 2007 – Two Thumbs Up

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    So now that we RTMed Commerce Server 2007 (and the docs are online on MSDN as well), I finally got a chance to dogfood the cool new Windows Vista Beta 2 and Office 2007 Beta 2 , and have been very impressed. The changes in both these flagship products...
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    Commerce Server 2007 has SHIPPED!

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    Years of hard work by a bunch of crazy and passionate people has finally culminated with the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) of Commerce Server 2007 - the best eCommerce offering in the market today. This will be a release that all of us in the product...
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    CS 2007 - Recurring Orders Sample Code

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    Here is a code sample which illustrates how you can achieve a common scenario on a B2B / B2C eCommerce site – placing repeated Orders containing the same set of products over and over again, without the hassle of having to search for and save the set...
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    CS 2007 - Secure by Default

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    In case you thought that was all talk, take a look at the Customer and Orders Manager UI in the latest release candidate of Commerce Server 2007 . If you are moving from Beta, and are perplexed as to why you suddenly cannot open this UI anymore it is...
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    CS 2007 - Orders Data Management Sample Code

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    The Orders subsystem in Commerce Server 2007 offers some really powerful new APIs which can make your life easier. Some of the various operations and scenarios enabled by these APIs are: Searching for Baskets and Orders Deleting Baskets (probably...
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    Upgrading from CS 2007 Beta 1 to RC 1

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    In this post I shall attempt to highlight the steps required to get a basic StarterSite Beta running on Beta 1 of Commerce Server 2007 (2006 back then) running on the just released Release Candidate of Commerce Server 2007 . I’ll assume that you...
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    Commerce Server 2007 Release Candidate Released

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    Well the news is all over the place, from Ryan Donovan 's blog to Scott Guthrie's blog to Brian Goldfarb's blog – the RC for the most exciting Commerce release ever from Microsoft is out and into the hands of customers. You can get it from the connect...
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    IE7 Beta 2

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    Delicious! I finally decided to jump in and give IE7 Beta 2 a shot and I am just loving it. Just got done uninstalling my loyal Avant Browser (sn iff!sniff!). In the past 2.5 years I have gone from CrazyBrowser and MyIE2 to MSN toolbar to Avant and can...
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    Buggy Test Code

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    All the technical jargon of the world put together cannot compensate for raw stupidity. I recently had this epiphany when I ran into one of those “DUH!” bugs in my test code. Made me feel like a fool and so I thought I would redeem some of my hurt ego...
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    CS 2006 Orders: Are my indexer properties saved to the database? Where? How?

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    Indexer properties (or weakly-typed properties as they are sometimes referred to - I can see Cathy, our doc writer, cringing on the mention of this term which she passionately abhors) are present on almost all the common Orders classes in CS 2006 such...
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    Alan Faulkner joins Blogdom

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    A big welcome to Alan Faulkner who is a fellow tester on the Commerce Server team and will be posting (infact already has!) some very useful stuff concerning Data Warehousing (like how to setup DWA in CS 2006 Beta on SQL 2005 ), Commerce Server BizTalk...
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    Aadi Ashok Kaul

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    Don't know if I've ever been this proud of anything so much - feel like screaming at the top of a mountain and letting the world know - I AM A DAD ! Wow! Feels great and feels like life will never be the same again (and am sure it won't as many...
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    CS 2006 News

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    A lot has been happening on the CS 2006 front. Firstly we have our CS 2006 documentation up online at MSDN now, so you don't need to download anything if you just want to read about the various features and APIs in Cs 2006. There has also been some...
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