Ali Yousaf is a Senior Development Consultant in Allied Consultants. With a experience over 5 years in Microsoft Commerce Server, Microsoft BizTalk Server, ASP.Net and SQL Server. He is one of the key resources of Commerce Server and ASP.Net for the organization. Blog Execution (dev, test, release)
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Compression/Decompression (Client & Server side) using GZipStream and pako

What is GZipStream? GZipStream provides methods and properties used to compress and decompress streams by using the GZip data format specification and support compression of streams with a maximum size of 4GB. GZipStream uses RFC 1952 compression algorithm. What is pako? The pako compression library is an open-source JavaScript library to compress and decompress the […]


Microsoft Commerce Server (Part 2)

Commerce Server 2009 Architecture The following figure illustrates the Commerce Server 2009 Core Systems. Customers uses their browser to access a Web Application that uses Commerce Server 2009 Core Systems. Such Web Applications typically involves Browsing Products, Add Products in Shopping Cart and finally acquiring Products by completing the Checkout process. Business users use various […]


Microsoft Commerce Server (Part 1)

What is MSCS? Microsoft Commerce Server is a framework which includes a rich set of E-Commerce related API’s to build E-Commerce solutions using Microsoft .NET technology. Benefits of MSCS Microsoft Commerce Server provides the following smart client applications: Customer and Order Manager Catalog Manager Marketing Manager Catalog and Inventory Schema Manager These Business Management Applications gets installed […]