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Sams Teach Yourself E-Commerce Programming with ASP in 21 Days by Jonathan Levine, Stephen Walther

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Day 10. Checking Out

In today's lesson, you will finish building the shopping cart that was introduced in yesterday's lesson. You will learn how to enable customers to order the items contained in their shopping carts. You will also learn how to create a page that will allow you to process these orders. Today, you will learn the following:

• How to create transactional Active Server Pages and transactional database connections

• How to create a Checkout page

• How to create a page that enables you to process customer orders

Understanding Transactions

When a customer clicks the Checkout button on the shopping cart, two things must happen. First, all the items in the shopping cart must be transferred to the Orders table. Second, the items must ...

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