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Building e-Commerce Sites with the .Net Framework (Sams white book) [Paperback]

Jason Bentrum , James Whatley
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20 Sep 2001 0672321696 978-0672321696 1

There is currently no book on the market that has a case-study focus and builds e-commerce sites using the new Microsoft Visual Studio .NET Framework. In addition, many of the books that are likely to be released in the near future won't target the intermediate to advanced developer. Building e-commerce Sites describes the steps a developer will take to plan, develop and deploy an actual robust, scalable e-commerce application using the Microsoft Visual Studio .NET. There are detailed descriptions of design choices a developer makes, implementation details. The author's first hand experience will save the reader time and effort. Finally, the development of a working, modern e-commerce site is provided, in this case study approach, along with clear and simple explanations, screenshots, and step-by-step code excerpts.


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  • Paperback: 560 pages
  • Publisher: Sams; 1 edition (20 Sep 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0672321696
  • ISBN-13: 978-0672321696
  • Product Dimensions: 23.1 x 18.7 x 3.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,916,550 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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There is currently no book on the market that has a case-study focus and builds e-commerce sites using the new Microsoft Visual Studio .NET Framework. In addition, many of the books that are likely to be released in the near future won't target the intermediate to advanced developer. Building e-commerce Sites describes the steps a developer will take to plan, develop and deploy an actual robust, scalable e-commerce application using the Microsoft Visual Studio .NET. There are detailed descriptions of design choices a developer makes, implementation details. The author's first hand experience will save the reader time and effort. Finally, the development of a working, modern e-commerce site is provided, in this case study approach, along with clear and simple explanations, screenshots, and step-by-step code excerpts.

About the Author

Jason Bentrum is a Senior Developer for Mary Kay, Inc. in Dallas, Texas. This site is one of the largest functioning business-to-consumer Web sites in the country. Jason helped to design and to implement this impressive e-commerce Site. Implementation involved using Site Server Commerce Edition 3.0, Windows2000 Active Server Pages, HTML, JavaScript, Visual Basic, ADO 2.5, and Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. Custom Distributed COM+ components were written in Visual Basic and used Microsoft Windows2000 COM+. User input was validated with client-side JavaScript.

He helped to design and to implement the extranet on-line ordering system for Mary Kay. Implementation involved using Site Server Commerce Edition, Active Server Pages, HTML, JavaScript, Visual Basic, and Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. James Whatley (MCP) has worked in the Information Technology field for more than six years. He is a Technical Consultant for Mary Kay Inc. in Dallas, Texas. In the past three years, James was a key factor in the success of moving Mary Kay into the e-Commerce front. The company's e-Commerce site has grown to be one of the largest business-to-consumer Web sites in the country, currently fourth in retail sales. James was a major contributor to the design and implementation of this impressive e-Commerce application. The site was developed using Site Server Commerce Edition 3.0, Visual Basic 6.0, Active Server Pages, HTML, JavaScript, ADO 2.5, Microsoft SQL Server 7.0, and runs on Windows 2000. James is now working on designing and implementing Mary Kay's new corporate order entry system based on the .NET Framework.


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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Practical and concise 2 Nov 2001
Format:Paperback
This book is a very practical guide to setting up an e-commerce web site using the .NET Framework. It has a lot of code examples, although some more detailed explanation of the logic within the code would have been helpful to put it into context. Having said that, I would recommend you buy Matthew Reynold's "Beginning E-Commerce" (Wrox) as a companion to Bentrum's book. Together they provide a comprehensive guide to building E-Commerce sites using .NET and more traditional Microsoft tools.
I was disappointed that examples were in C# and not VB.NET. I think most people involved in Microsoft web development would be more comfortable with VB (like myself). Indeed, one of the authors admits that this is the case for him.
There are a couple of errors in the book, such as missing diagrams, missing on-line resources at their sample site. However, the code samples appear to work fine (at least in Beta 2).
Overall, I liked this book as it covers a lot of ground in implementing a web site using .NET. If you are interested in this area, I have not seen anything else better than this book.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Code doesnt work!!! 20 Jun 2002
By Gilbert M. Vanegas - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
I bought this book also for its case-study approach. At first glance, it appears very useful but when you actually try to work with the source code, it has major problems. I guess it still has some value because you can kind of go through the code, but it irks me that they do not provide a working example. It appears to me that the code was written with the beta version of .net which is all fine and dandy, but they really should post a working version of the code... I am attempting to get the code to work, so I guess about the only positive thing you can say is its giving me much experience debugging... But to me there are an unacceptable amount of errors in the source code, stuff thats just way out in left field.
I emailed the authors and I got a response saying that they have a "working version " of the code and expected to be posting the code on the internet "soon"...
Hmm...
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Great idea, Bad execution 26 May 2002
By "clawson9" - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
I loved the idea that this title puts forth and that was reinforced by the case study approach. I read through the book and it seemed to have a very slick approach. When I actually sat down and started working with the code, it was a different story. They reference code that isn't available for download and they breeze over sections that really need more explaination. The foundation chapters of the application, 3-6 leave a little bit to be desired, especially when it comes to the dataset and component class creation. I found it very difficult to work with. It's too bad there aren't any corrections available or a forum where other users of the book could go and talk about how to solve it's problems or something.
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Pretty intense and short 27 Oct 2001
By Bill Keaning - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
This book is pretty hard, as the description days. You have to be pretty good with .NET, too, because it's short book and focuses just on doing e-commerce. I thought it left a lot of loose ends, but that may just be because they only wanted to cover the e-commerce stuff all by itself.
6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Very Beneficial 29 Oct 2001
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
Ouch! The previous review was tough. My experience is a little different. As a Technical Lead it's my job to get a jump start on the .Net technologies and this book is a good example of a working browser-based application. Is it terrifically written? Not really. Are some examples hard to understand? Yes. That being said, I now have spent 2 weeks with the book, and after studying hard and working with the examples, I feel comfortable that I could write a complete browser-based application in C#. That is what I expected from this book. Now, this book is not for beginners so be forewarned. Buy some simpler "Teach Me" books first and get acquainted with C# and ASP.net and then buy this book to get your hands dirty with a real application.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars The Code and the Sample Site do NOT work - A USELESS BOOK 26 Nov 2003
By Ker - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
I bought the book and followed the instructions in the book, unfortunately, like others said that the code does not work. I tried the url listed in the book, but what I got is the error message! The book "Building e-Commerce Sites with the .NET Framework by Jason Bentrum (Author), James Whatley (Author)" is useless.
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