Posted by Lee Peng on July 20, 2012
Here we talk about HappyApe.com we developed in 2005.
As this was our 2nd eCommerce project and we were exploring ways to do it more efficiently.
After evaluating some off-the-shelve products like osCommerce and cubeCart, we felt that is is better for us to develop our own eCommerce engine that is easier to use by merchant and easily customisable.
HappyApe.com was launched after 2 months of day and night fighting to build the engine and integrate the design together.
We stretch ourself to provide 2 payment options: Credit card using WorldPay and PayPal.
This was the first time we integrate PayPal and I would said we really had hard time to learn from messy PayPal documentation website to get things like PDT and IPN works properly. Though hard, it become one of our most valuable asset to get PayPal done the proper way.
In fact, we had our 3rd eCommerce project anglers-proshop.com done concurrently at the later stage of the development and launch it 2 weeks after we launched happyape.com. Again, our solution tested and worked
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