Java/XML-based Shopping Cart

Java/XML-based Shopping Cart

By Mark Volkmann, OCI Principal Software Engineer

August 2000

This month, we examine an approach to creating a dynamic web site using Java servlets, XML, and XSLT. 

The application selected to demonstrate this is a shopping cart. Users can add items to their carts, remove them, and purchase the contents of the cart. 

Click here to view the complete article (245k PDF). The compiled code and data files needed are available as a zipped web application archive (or .WAR file), which is ready to deploy in any servlet engine that understands how to use WAR files. The source code is also included in the WAR file.  

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