Commerce Server 2007 SP1 is now available!

I am pleased to announce that Service Pack 1 for Commerce Server 2007 is now available!    This release adds support for running Commerce Server 2007 Developer Edition and the business user applications on Windows Vista.  There are also performance and security enhancements as well as fixes for several known issues.  To download the bits,…

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Commerce Server @ Worldwide Partner Conference in Denver Next Week

If you are attending the Worldwide Partner Conference in Denver, CO next week, be sure to stop by and see us. Commerce Server will be presenting: CDS002Leveraging Multi-Channel E-Commerce with Commerce Server 2007 and Beyond7/11/20071:30PM-2:30PM Room 403/404 E-commerce investment is at an all time high – spurred by infrastructure renewal, international expansion, and multi-channel convergence…


December 2008 Community Technology Preview (CTP) is now available for download from the Microsoft Connect site

Microsoft Commerce Server 2009 December 2008 Community Technology Preview (CTP), formerly known as Commerce Server 2007 code name “Mojave”, is the first feature complete pre-release of the next version of Commerce Server. We invite you to install this pre-release version of Commerce Server 2009 into a non-production environment to learn more about the Multi-Channel Commerce…

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Live from Redmond – Commerce Server 2007 Catalog System Development by Vinayak Tadas

Fifth in our Live from Redmond webcast series! Learn how to develop using the Commerce Server 2007 Catalog System by Vinayak Tadas: 1.      Presentation 90 minutes (join via Livemeeting info below) 2.      Q&A for public community 15 minutes 3.      Q&A for private invites  You will learn how to work with the catalog system to render…

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Using CS2007 with Office SharePoint Server 2007

So, if you have been wanting waiting to use Office SharePoint Server 2007 in conjunction with Commerce Server 2007, this is the whitepaper for you. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=2AEB1A5E-43B8-483B-8CB2-86C0E82BF0AB&displaylang=en  This document covers the topics needed to take Commerce Server data and services and make them visible in portal sites based on Office SharePoint Server 2007. Samples are provided…


Live From Redmond Series – Commerce Server 2007 Profile System Development by David Hargis

Hi there, we’re launching a series of webcasts targeting Commerce Server 2007 developers. These sessions are developer presented and intended to provide you with a direct in-depth connection to the development team. The first webcast is Profile System Development by David Hargis Friday May 11th 2007 8AM-9:30AM. Learn how to develop using Commerce Server 2007…

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New Commerce Server Training Course in LA announced

Please note that the following course is offered by a trusted Commerce Server training partner and not the Microsoft Commerce Server Product Group. Please be advised that course dates are subject to change.  Consult the training provider’s website for more information. Training Provided by Commerce Server Training, Inc. http://www.commerceservertraining.com/CS2007_Training_Event.html December 15-19th, 2008

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Upcoming Commerce Server Training

We are pleased to announce the following international Commerce Server training courses. Please note that the following courses are offered by trusted Commerce Server training partners and not the Microsoft Commerce Server Product Group. Please be advised that all course dates are subject to change.  Consult the training providers’ websites for more information.   Training…

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Commerce Server 2007 SP1 content is live!

Links:   SP1 Readme (includes SP1 installation instructions): http://download.microsoft.com/download/9/4/6/946674b1-7f07-4ddc-bc5e-ff9a2fc6965b/CS07SP1-readme-web.htm    Refreshed Commerce Server product content on MSDN: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms864793.aspx   Refreshed Installation Guide: http://download.microsoft.com/download/3/a/4/3a46267f-9640-4623-86a1-c63bbfea9e1d/Installation%20and%20Configuration%20Guide%20for%20Microsoft%20Commerce%20Server%202007.html   Refreshed Quick Start Guide for Developers: http://download.microsoft.com/download/3/a/4/3a46267f-9640-4623-86a1-c63bbfea9e1d/Quick_Install_Guide.htm   Thanks to the doc team and we look forward to your comments!

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Running the Starter Site With an SSL Front End

There are a number of appliances out there that will carry the work of creating and maintaining an HTTPS (SSL) connection.  This removes the burden from the web server leaving providing better response all around.  Between the appliance and the web server the connection is unencrypted HTTP.  Because the Starter Site is written to require a…

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