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From:David McGlone Date:May 21 2003 12:49pm
Subject:Re: has anyone here worked with pay-pal's shopping cart
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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
> use.

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
>
> sells
>
> > 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
>
> with
>
> > 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
>
> getting
>
> > 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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David M.
Edification Web Solutions
http://www.edificationweb.com
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has anyone here worked with pay-pal's shopping cartDavid McGlone21 May
  • Re: has anyone here worked with pay-pal's shopping cartCurtis Maurand21 May
    • RE: has anyone here worked with pay-pal's shopping cartDaevid Vincent21 May
      • Re: has anyone here worked with pay-pal's shopping cartMySQL List21 May
      • Re: has anyone here worked with pay-pal's shopping cartDavid McGlone21 May
        • RE: has anyone here worked with pay-pal's shopping cartDaevid Vincent22 May
Re: has anyone here worked with pay-pal's shopping cartDavid McGlone21 May