Livecode with E-Commerce integration

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Livecode with E-Commerce integration

Post by William Jamieson » Sat Oct 11, 2014 5:31 am

Hello. I was just wondering if anyone else has played around wiht the thought of creating an in app or online store using Livecode. Hoping to not have to recreate the wheel.

I know there are e-commerce applications like www.ecwid.com and www.shopify.com and there are payment applications like www.paypal.com and www.stripe.com

What do you think would be easiest?

-Will



resources:
ecwid API: http://kb.ecwid.com/w/page/25285101/Product%20API
Stripe API: https://stripe.com/docs/api/curl#intro
Paypal API: https://developer.paypal.com/webapps/de ... /docs/api/

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Re: Livecode with E-Commerce integration

Post by Mark » Tue Oct 14, 2014 8:57 am

Hi Will,

Not sure what you want. Do you want a website with a shop or do you want a way to make payments from within an app? If the latter, is it for mobile or desktop?

I just tried to log in with PayPal inside a revBrowser control. If you can log in, you can also open a payment form. It works, but PayPal complains that my browser is old and insecure. This doesn't give a good impression to your customers, but it is probably the easiest way.
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Re: Livecode with E-Commerce integration

Post by William Jamieson » Wed Oct 22, 2014 11:42 pm

Thank you for your response on this Mark.

I am looking for both mobile and desktop, for right now all testing is done on mobile. I would like users of my app to be able to sell their items in an online marketplace to the community. To do this, they would need to create a store, either through my service or another service, update products, and create a catalog. This catalog as well as many other store's catalogs will be held within an online marketplace where users will be able to purchase products and services.

I am currently building this. I have so far created an API that interfaces with Ecwid.com's database, and will be next integrating "check out with paypal" using their cURL API's.

So when a user buys something from the online marketplace, the payment info will go through paypal, and the invoices for each party, the buyer and seller will be created there as well. Ecwid will then be updated of the order to help manage inventory and keep the store owner's records consistent.

I think we are going to create our own catalog management system as well in case people choose not to use Ecwid and plus, we don't need the full functionality of all their toolsets. However, people will be forced to create a whole new store and copy all their data into our platform.

Later we are hoping to use Stripe processing for direct payments with Credit cards, but we are going to wait until Livecloud has Stripe incorporated into the Livecloud system.

If anyone has any suggestions for improvement, please let me know.

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Re: Livecode with E-Commerce integration

Post by yan » Mon Mar 30, 2015 4:28 am

william hello , do you got to develop the application of electronic commerce in LiveCode ?, I wish I could communicate with you , greetings from Colombia and I hope your answer.

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Re: Livecode with E-Commerce integration

Post by allengwinn » Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:22 pm

Where does this stand? I noticed a thread on PayPal integration. Is that the way to go?

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