Creating an Auction site using MS Commerce Server

In this article i will abstractly describe howto create an auction site using microsoft commerce server.

Either you look at the Cs2009 RtmSamples or to other sample codes of MSCS you will see that product is added to the shopping cart with its price. However when Total.pcf and Basket.pcf pipelines are run the catalogQueryInfo pipeline […]

How to obtain User Profile Metadata , Commerce Server 2009

Quoted from:http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/commserver2009/thread/7729cd29-1921-4d13-89d1-d1a23fcf0684

To retrieve metadata for the UserProfile entity, use the following syntax:var query = new CommerceQuery<CommerceEntityDefinition, CommerceModelSearch<CommerceEntity>>(); query.SearchCriteria.Model.ModelName = “UserProfile”;If you have strongly-typed wrapper classes, including a UserProfile wrapper class then this syntax should be used:var query = new CommerceQuery<CommerceEntityDefinition, CommerceModelSearch<UserProfile>>();

Notes on DPAPI and ProfileKeyManager

Profile Key Manager: A Swiss Knife…How to Configure Encryption Keys for Profiles System Datahttp://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa544806.aspxProfile Key Manager Command Line Utility Referencehttp://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa545396.aspxWindows Data Protectionhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_protection_APIhttp://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms995355.aspx

Web Farm Considerationshttp://man.ddvip.com/web/bsaspnetapp/LiB0068.html

How To: Encrypt Configuration Sections in ASP.NET 2.0 Using DPAPIhttp://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms998280.aspx