Upcoming Commerce Server 2009 R2 Training by Software-Smith

Software-Smith is offering a 3 day training course designed to bring a .NET developer or architect up to speed on Microsoft Commerce Server 2009 R2. This course assumes no Commerce Server 2009 or 2007 experience. Upcoming training dates are as follows: Cologne, Germany – September 19 to 21, 2011 Ottawa, Canada – September 26 to 28,…


Commerce Server 2009 R2 Release Candidate available for download

The Commerce Server team are pleased to announce that a Release Candidate is now available for download from the download center. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=517551a8-9eaf-4d5d-baff-6baad4b04cb6&displaylang=en This is obviously an important milestone as we move towards the final release later in 2011. The Commerce Server Team


Webinar – Abandoned Shopping Cart Recovery

The Commerce Server team is pleased to invite you to a joint webinar with our newest partner, SeeWhy. SeeWhy is a leader in providing real time ecommerce shopping cart recovery services (SaaS) for the Commerce Server platform. SeeWhy’s cart recovery service follows up with ecommerce abandoners using a real time, multi step approach using email…


Commerce Server 2009 R2 March CTP available for download

The latest CTP has just been released on the download center: To download the CTP:http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=212469 To download the Install Guide:http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=212468 To download the Readme:http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=212467 What’s new in this CTP: The following are new features that have been introduced since the Commerce Server 2009 R2 September 2010 CTP release: Deployment scripts and sample configurations for two-tier…


Welcome new Commerce Server MVP Victor Castro

And for the second day in a row, we extend an equally warm welcome to another new Commerce Server MVP. Victor Castro is currently the VP of e-Commerce and Development at Commerce Generation. Based out of Burlington, VT, he has been working with Commerce Server since version 2002. He is also a member of the…


Welcome new Commerce Server MVP Bradley Foley

We extend a warm welcome to another new Commerce Server MVP. Brad is currently a developer at Hard Rock Café International in Orlando, Florida. He is also President of Dark Lake Software, Inc. He has been developing on all versions of Commerce Server since version 2000. You can follow him via his blog at blog.blfoley.com,…


CSMetal – Code generating/Linq provider Release 2 is available

CSMetal is a command line tool that reads Commerce Server 2009 metadata and generates a set of strongly-typed classes to use with the Commerce Foundation API and a set of Linq providers to allow access to Commerce Server entities via Linq.It can dramatically simplify basic access to Commerce Server 2009 functionality by enabling simple Linq-syntax…