New HTML5 demo site released

Our redesigned demo site is now up and running. As the majority of our customers’ web sites have been updated to HTML5 so is now our demo web site.

This new web site demonstrates what HTML5 can bring to your online photo products shop using four examples of product families: photo books, mobile phone cases, prints, cards and calendars. All these families of products benefit from the latest in-browser technology for a simple path to product customization.

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Why HTML5 is important for online photo businesses

HTML5 logo

HTML5 has been around for some time. It suddenly has come a new buzzword for online photo businesses. Put simply, for non involved people, HTML5 sounds like just another version of that underlying language for web pages. Not really the stuff everybody feels concerned about.

But HTML5 has far more implications, some of which are highly beneficial to online photo services. 

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OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability issue

As a follow-up of the Heartbleed vulnerability issue, we have reviewed all Koffeeware services for impact for the issue described in CVE-2014-0160.

A short explanation, for over two years, the Internet’s most popular implementation of the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol has contained a critical defect that allowed attackers to pluck account passwords, authentication cookies, and other sensitive data out of the private server memory of websites. Koffeeware sites were among the millions of web sites using the OpenSSL library, and thus affected by this vulnerability.

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Codabi, a random code list generator

Being a provider of photo e-commerce solutions, we have had to be able to provide various marketing tools. Among these marketing tools, all kind of coupons were soon needed.

Using a third party tool to generate the lists and then having to import them into our environment would soon have been time consuming. We therefore took the time to write our own random code list generator as a side-project.

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SaaS and photo e-commerce

Why SaaS?

SaaS applications are seen as Web-based software, on-demand software, or hosted software. In other words, SaaS applications run on the SaaS provider’s servers, the provider taking care of the application’s functionality, security, availability, and performance allowing the customer to focus on his core business.

SaaS customers have no hardware or software to buy, install, maintain, or update. Access to applications is easy: You only need a comfortable Internet connection.

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