CS-Cart was started when its founders (3 of us) decided to leave our current employer and make own shopping cart. It was about 2 years ago and in just six months, we released our first CS-Cart v1.0 (August 2, 2006). From that point CS-Cart was born.
The hype surrounding Magento Commerce’s official release has lingered for about a year. For those of you who haven’t been privy to the news – Magento Commerce is an open source eCommerce shopping cart platform brought to you by a company called Verian. The shopping cart is quite feature rich out of the box, and is positioned to be the de-facto standard for open source eCommerce platforms. As it stands, this product is expected to oust Open Source frontrunner OSCommerce along with a handful of other open source, PHP based solutions. I won’t get into much detail about what Magento Commerce is and its history, there’s plenty of coverage the company has had over the past year in anticipation for it’s release – which by the way, was March 31st.