On Wednesday 21 May 2003 12:32 am, Daevid Vincent wrote:
> There are a bunch of PayPal examples out there. The trick is the logic you
could you point me to some examples?
> You have to make a db table that stores the transaction and what you expect
> it to be. Then you pass control to PayPal. THEN paypal will at some point
> (maybe days later even) connect to a script/url you set up with your IPN
> account and the completes the transaction. You can't think linear and
> real-time. You have to build it with this extra delay in mind. And since
> you can only connect to one form on a submit, this is the way it has to
> work too.
I was thinking more along the lines of grabbing the data from the table before
you can checkout, but posting the data that was grabbed from the table into
pay-pal's secure server is the tricky part.
> On Tue, 20 May 2003, David McGlone wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > Has anyone here done any work with pay-pal's shopping cart system?
> > the cart only allows 1 price per item, but I am building a website that
> > T-shirts and more and the sizes of shirts are different and have
> > different
> > prices for each size, so I created a database with each T-shirt and size
> > each corresponding price, but im wondering if it will work with pay-pal's
> > shopping cart?
> > Im using a dropdown list in a form to select the size and color, but
> > that dropdown to insert the correct price is the tricky part.
> > anyone have any ideas or code examples I can take a look at?
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