Jacco is a website developer from the Netherlands, and is currently much involved with web stores and specialized hosting. He is currently working on Heathrow Airport Jobs (and it's successor, Airport Career), and HIPAA Compliant Hosting.
Taking Windows Azure to the Next Level
In my previous tutorial I showed you how easy it is to set up a simple HTML site or Magento web store on Windows Azure. Now it’s time to take it a step further, since these examples only touched the a minor part of the Windows Azure feature set. I will now show you how […]
How to Use Windows Azure
You’ll no doubt be aware of the great contest SitePoint is currently holding in conjunction with Windows Azure. Push the Web Forward invites you to take on one of three challenges that involve uploading an app or website to Windows Azure. There are plenty of cash prizes, up to $5,000 for the toughest challenge. The […]
First Look at Thelia 2: Next Generation E-commerce?
Introduction Unless you’re from France, you may not yet have heard about Thelia, an e-commerce system that is getting some international attention, due in no small part to the buzzwords thrown around in the media material released for the launch of the beta version of Thelia 2 in late September. The full version won’t be […]
Self Hosted Shopping Carts: Prestashop vs. OpenCart
This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Self-Hosted Shopping cartsAfter comparing WooCommerce and Magento, it is now time for Prestashop and OpenCart to be compared. WooCommerce and Magento were like David and Goliath, but Prestashop and OpenCart seem to be more equal when it comes to features and complexity. If that’s true, […]
Integrating DoubleClick for Publishers into WordPress
When building my new site, I wanted a professional solution for my ad management. I wanted to do more than just AdSense ads, as well as combining ad units into topic based bundles for better targeting. I’d heard of DoubleClick for Publisher (DFP) before. DFP, bought by Google in 2008, is free if you’re serving […]
BigCommerce and Volusion: Comparing Set-up and Mobile
Jacco Blankenspoor compares hosted shopping carts from BigCommerce and Volusion, focusing particularly on their ease of set-up, mobile capabilities and developer partnering opportunities.
More Hosted Shopping Carts: BigCommerce and Volusion
Jacco Blankenspoor continues his exploration of online shopping cart options, profiling the hosted options offered by BigCommerce and Volusion.
Self Hosted Shopping Carts: Magento and WooCommerce Compared
Following his articles on hosted carts, Jacco Blankenspoor compares the hosting requirements, setup and features of self hosted shopping carts WooCommerce and Magento.
Testing 3 Hosted Shopping Carts: Operations
Jacco Blankenspoor continues his comparison of three hosted shopping cart solutions, checking what Shopify, Yahoo and Magento offer in terms of set-up, mobile options and pricing.
Testing 3 Hosted Shopping Carts
Jacco Blankenspoor runs a comparison of three major providers of hosted shopping cart solutions, finding pros and cons for each of Shopify, Yahoo and Magento’s options.