Commerce Web Site

The Commerce Starter Kit demonstrates an ecommerce storefront application complete with shopping cart, product catalog, and a web service to submit orders.

Commerce Web Site


Product Catalog

  • Product descriptions, photos and reviews
  • Search by product name / category
  • "Also bought" and "Popular items" features

Instant Order Web Service

  • Submit orders from any application

Other features

  • User accounts
  • Shopping cart

Technologies and Design Approaches Demonstrated:

  • Cross-browser support for Netscape and Internet Explorer
  • Clean code/html content separation using server controls
  • High performance catalog pages that use output caching
  • 3-tier ADO.NET data access using SQL stored procedures
  • Forms authentication using a database for usernames/passwords
  • SOAP XML web services for B2B order entry and status