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Research and apply the content from a minimum of three recent articles about the use of the Shopping Cart.

Produce a body of the research paper (APA Format) discussing your viewpoint on the topic and refer to the content from the articles to support your findings.

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Research and apply the content from a minimum of three recent articles about the use of the Shopping Cart. Produce a minimum of 3 to 5 pages for the body of the research paper (APA Format) discussing your viewpoint on the topic and refer to the content from the articles to support your findings.

The most basic use of shopping care in e-commence is to enable buyers making purchases on the internet. The shopping cart is also known as the shopping basket. In its most basic form the Shopping Cart calculates the total for the order. Then it adds the shipping and handling charges and the taxes. The end consumer uses the Shopping Cart and this software is widely used on B2C e-commerce sites. There are two types of Shopping Carts being used. These are the licensed software and web based software. In case of the licensed software, the software is downloaded and installed for a licensing fee. The advantage of this system is that the user of this Shopping Cart owns the license and can install it on a web-based server. This method also allows the source code to be edited so that the Shopping Cart is customized.

On the other hand the web-based applications also enable a customer to customize the look and feel of the website. In some cases the software company allows access to the merchant access to tools that can be used to customize the look and feel of the website. Usually, the application developer allows the user to ...

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