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Managing Discounts, Vouchers, and Referrals with PHP 5 Ecommerce

by Michael Peacock | January 2010 | e-Commerce PHP

Once your shipping and tax issues taken into account, the next logical step for your e-commerce store is discount codes, as these need to be entered at the shopping basket stage. Going hand in hand with discount codes are voucher codes and referral discounts. In this article by Michael Peacock, you will learn:

  • How to create a discount code system
    • How to offer different types of discounts
    • How to take the discount into account at the shopping basket stage
  • How to sell voucher codes on your store
  • How to offer discounts to customers who bring us referral business
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Oracle 11g Streams: RULES (Part 1)

by Ann L. R. McKinnell | January 2010 | Oracle

In this article series by Ann L.R. McKinnell and Eric Yen, we will learn all about rules in Oracle 11g Streams. We will discuss the rule components, how to go about creating our own rules and rules based transformations. We will also highlight some of the most important things we need to know while working with rules.

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Oracle 11g Streams: RULES (Part 2)

by Ann L. R. McKinnell | January 2010 | Oracle

In this article series by Ann L.R. McKinnell and Eric Yen, we will learn all about rules in Oracle 11g Streams. We will discuss the rule components, how to go about creating our own rules and rules based transformations. We will also highlight some of the most important things we need to know while working with rules. Read Oracle 11g Streams: RULES (Part 1) here.

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Shipping Modules in Magento: Part 1

by Jamie Huskisson | January 2010 | MySQL Open Source PHP

In this two-part article by Jamie Huskisson, we will apply our knowledge of Magento's core architecture and apply it to one of the fundamental building blocks of Magento, its shipping module.

Here, we will learn how to create a shipping module, so that we can develop our own when the need arises. By the end of this article we will:

  • Know where to find shipping modules that others have produced
  • Know how to put together a basic shipping module and know what values pertain to what information
  • Be able to create our own methods for calculation or handling shipping with Magento
Read Shipping Modules in Magento: Part 1 in full

Installation of OpenSIPS 1.6

by Flavio E. Goncalves | January 2010 | Networking & Telephony Open Source

The installation is just the beginning of the work. It is very important to install OpenSIPS correctly from the source code. It can be installed much faster from the Debian packages or using the apt-get utility. However, installation from the source code is much more flexible as it allows you to select the modules to be compiled.
In this article,by Flavio E. Goncalves, we will see how to:

  • Install Linux prepared for OpenSIPS
  • Download OpenSIPS source and its dependencies
  • Compile and install OpenSIPS with MySQL and RADIUS support
  • Start and stop OpenSIPS
  • Configure Linux systems to start OpenSIPS at boot time
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