We are very happy to announce the availability of the ECF 4.0 BETA 2 package.
Thanks for ALL of the feedback, issues, and suggestions since we launched the BETA 1. We have listened and have made many improvements and fixes since then. If you have been working with Mediachase on our ecommerce framework, you know that we have a flexible architecture and a well defined model to extend and build on. The 4.0 Framework is a major leap forward for us and our customers and will enable us to set a new pace and direction for many new exciting announcements and additional capabilities. Stay Tuned.
For now, here is more info on BETA 2 and links to get to the new distribution, update history, documentation
Operating Systems: Windows XP SP2, Windows 2003, Windows 2000
.NET Framework: Version 2.0
Supported Development Environment: VS2005
Supported Databases: SQL 2005, SQL Express, SQL Express Advanced, MS SQL 2000 SP4, MSDE
Supported Front End Technology Development: ANY Language that can consume Web Services
Update History Can Be Found Here
New Distribution Package can be found here
Getting Started and Installation Guide
Updated RPS Guide/Support Files Package Available for Download
This document is a great first step for someone learning the ECF because it guides a developer through creating a fully working storefront from start to finish and at the same time educates them
Note: Package Includes Guide and Support Files/Code for Tutorial
Note 2: You will need to download and install the ECF Distribution in order to use this guide, tutorial, and code examples.
Here is a copy of the Guide Only if you want to review
New Developer Guide is Included in the Distribution
This document provides developers with more in depth information about the architecture, extensibility API, Client Side Development, Server Side Development, and Also a Full Set of API References for the Client, Façade, Business Layer, and DB Schema. Many code examples are provided within the class documentation to make it easier for developers.