PDF on XML style-sheet creation for integration of System Five to an existing e-Commerce web site.
This document is meant as an overview document to the integration of Windward System Five™ and a third part e-commerce shopping cart. That is the exchange of inventory and category information from System Five and the downloading of sales information collected from a shopping cart.
in some delimited or XML format.
The manual process in which the user has to: Moving information from the web site to System Five:
Moving information from System Five to the web site:
Due to the changes in Credit Card Security regulations and PCI Compliancy, the method of encrypting Credit Card details that System Five uses and an e-commerce solution may use will be specific to those two applications.
Depending on the method, we may be able to handle a stylesheet decryption using JScript within the stylesheet. JScript can instantiate all sorts of ActiveX and COM objects. This would require considerable time and effort to implement which has made it impractical solution in the past.
Our deliverables for the integration are the style sheets that convert data files between our format and the selected e-commerce shopping cart.
Sample XML files can be downloaded via the link below: ftp://ftp.windward-ca.com/pub/programmers/XML_Samples.zip
Extract the files in the ZIP to your local hard drive to review. Below is a list of the Files and Folders contained in the ZIP file: File Description and ..\XML_Samples\e_commerce_invoice Folder ..\XML_Samples\categories.xml A sample of the Category data in xml format. ..\XML_Samples\inventory.xml A sample of the Inventory data in xml format. ..\XML_Samples\e_commerce_invoice\invoice.xml A sample of an invoice in xml format. ..\XML_Samples\e_commerce_invoice\invoice_with_notes.txtA copy of the invoice above, with notes on the structure and content of the file. ..\XML_Samples\e_commerce_invoice\readme.txt Read me file. ..\XML_Samples\e_commerce_invoice\simpleinvoice.xml A example of simple invoice in xml format.
The files above are provided as a guide to the format required for integration with System Five™. Windward Software will require copies of the output files from the existing e-commerce system that meet the following minimum requirements. An export from the e-commerce system of the customer and sales information in some delimited (comma, tab, or comparable format) or XML format.