In this hands-on chapter, you will integrate a shopping cart mechanism and checkout procedure into the basic storefront display that you created in Chapter 22, “Creating an Online Storefront.” You will be shown the methods for creating the relevant database tables as well as the scripts for adding and deleting cart items. Once again, the examples used in this chapter represent only a few of an infinite number of possibilities to complete these tasks and are meant as working examples rather than the definitive guide for building an online store.
In this chapter, you will learn
How to create relational tables for the shopping cart and checkout portion of an online store
How to create the scripts to add ...