An Online Document Sales Application

A few areas of the PseudEcom site are functional now. Customers can visit the home page, and they can select the links that present policy statements or contact information. Let’s proceed on to our next application, one that implements our first online shopping scenario. The situation we’ll use for this application is that we are in possession of a wealth of wonderful information guaranteed to produce financial prosperity and security and that customers can have access to—for a price, of course. This application, doc_shop.pl, delivers the information in the form of PDF documents. It works in several stages:

  • Initially, doc_shop.pl presents a catalog of product offerings—a list of the documents we have for ...

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