Archive for the ‘eCommerce’ Category

Foreign Exchange data from Central Bank of Russia

Friday, July 29th, 2011

[caption id="attachment_1302" align="alignright" width="128" caption="The Central Bank of the Russian Federation"][/caption] I've been re-jigging and polishing up some of the leftover code from and am now fairly happy with the way keeps its currency exchange rates up to date. I wanted to add another rates source just to fill ...

Laos shipping quotations for e-commerce (osCommerce, Zen Cart etc)

Friday, January 28th, 2011

I met a couple of friends in Vientiane recently (25th Jan 2011) as they were touring Laos. I had half a day free at the end of the visit, so I executed a 'brute force search' of Vientiane to find the cost of shipping parcels overseas. Vientiane is a lovely, ...

Shipping quote world map update

Friday, January 28th, 2011

[caption id="attachment_1114" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Old world map - a lot of red"][/caption] Adding Laos (article soon) to the shipping origins in the data meant I had to update a few things at - among them the shipping world map. The old shades of red were looking a bit dull, ...