Commerce Server 2007 Book Now Available!

Glen Smith has published the very much anticipated Commerce Server 2007 book.  To buy it, click here.  I know I am ordering a copy ASAP.  🙂  Congrats to Glen!  Per Glen’s feedback, this book currently covers CS2007 w/ the intention to be updated w/ CS2009 content.


Commerce Server Profile Schema – Automating Import/Export with PowerShell Scripts

A common headache for any large team Commerce Server project is keeping each local developer’s workstation in synch with the schemas.  In the case of the Profile System, each developer must be mindful to export the profile schema using the Commerce Server Manager, check-in to source control, and then notify the team to import the…


Commerce Server 2009 Web Cast – Using Store Locator Web Part

In this Web Cast, I explain how to setup, configure, and use the Store Locator web part feature of Commerce Server 2009.  If you have any questions, issues, or feedback, please contact me via my e-mail address, You can download the PowerPoint deck here. UPDATE: This web cast is now available on Channel 9…


Commerce Server 2009 – National Retail Federation (NRF) 98th Annual Convention & EXPO

Hello Everyone… Are you attending the National Retail Federation (NRF) 98th Annual Convention & EXPO in New York City January 11-14th?  If so, please stop by the Microsoft booth to check out Commerce Server 2009 demonstrations and get answers to your questions direct from the product team.  I will see you there!! On a separate note,…


FIX: Error 1330 – Installing Visual Studio 2008 on Windows Server 2008 VPC

OK, I have run into SO many bloody 1330 errors while installing Visual Studio 2008 on a Windows Server 2008 VPC.  Here is the fix I ran across on Heath Stewart’s blog.   On my host, I installed the Windows SDK for Windows Server 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5.  I then copied SetReg to my VPC image…


Commerce Server 2009 – December 2008 CTP Now Available!

    The Commerce Server team is pleased to announce the availability of the Microsoft Commerce Server 2009 – December 2008 CTP, the feature complete pre-release of the next version of Commerce Server.  (These CTP’s were formerly known as Commerce Server 2007 code name “Mojave”.)   Commerce Server 2009 delivers the ability to increase your…


Commerce Server 2007 code name "Mojave" November 2008 CTP – Now Available!

The Commerce Server team is pleased to announce the availability of the Microsoft Commerce Server 2007 code name “Mojave” November CTP.  This is pre-release of the next version of our Commerce Server offering.  To download the November CTP ISO and installation guide, click this link  or go to the Downloads page. Follow the instructions in the Installation Guide to install the November…


Commerce Server "Mojave" PDC Session Now Available

  If you missed our session on Commerce Server “Mojave” at this week’s Microsoft Professional Developer Conference (PDC) in Los Angeles.. The web cast and deck from the session are now available on MSDN Channel9.   “In this session you will get an in depth look into the new Commerce Server “Mojave” product release. Learn how you can…


Commerce Server Code Name “Mojave” TAP Announcement

  Technology Adoption Program (TAP) Nomination Period Announcement   The Microsoft® Commerce Server Product Team is very excited to inform you about our upcoming release of a new multi-channel retail accelerator to Commerce Server 2007, code-named “Mojave”, which is being designed specifically to meet the e-commerce needs of enterprise & midsize businesses.    “Commerce Server”-…