Milton Keynes, UK, January 30th 2011 – DS Data Systems UK Ltd. is pleased to announce the release of KonaKart v6.0.0.0, a java-based eCommerce shopping cart application that provides an extensive set of features to enable retailers to successfully sell their products over the internet.

KonaKart is a Java / JSP / XML based solution with comprehensive easy to use java, SOAP, RMI and JSON APIs that allow you to quickly integrate eCommerce functionality into your existing systems.

The customizable parts of KonaKart are Open Source and available under the GNU LGPL.

The new version includes many new features as well as some bug fixes. The new features include:

Introduction of an eCommerce jQuery plugin enabling you to call the full KonaKart Store-Front API from JavaScript AJAX calls. This exciting feature allows the integration of KonaKart eCommerce functionality into any web based application supporting JavaScript.

Added functionality to perform customizable faceted product searches using SOLR. Standard SOLR searches now return category and manufacturer facets by default.

Improved the flexibility in defining products by allowing an unlimited array of miscellaneous items to be attached to a product or category.

New CyberSource and WorldPay XML payment gateways.

LDAP module to connect to an LDAP directory in order to validate customer and admin user credentials.

Product URLs have been modified to improve SEO 

Full details of the new features can be found at http://www.konakart.com/downloads/ver-6-0-0-0-whats-new

The Community Edition of KonaKart is free and can be downloaded directly from the KonaKart web site. An Enterprise Extensions package is also available by contacting sales at konakart dot com .
Professional support and consultancy are available for all versions of KonaKart.

KonaKart may be used directly by online retailers, but is also intended for solution providers, ISPs and for OEM usage. A partner program is available for companies that can offer integration and professional services around the product.

Visit the KonaKart web site at http://www.konakart.com for customer references, live demos, videos, free downloads and full pricing details for the product and support packages.

Customers using KonaKart successfully include Audi, Tesco Mobile, Sony, Telefonica, Leroy Merlin, Sotheby's, Globus, Santillana, The Vatican, GM, Cancer Research, McGraw-Hill and many others throughout the world.

DS Data Systems UK Ltd.  Milton Keynes, Bucks, UK, MK5 8EH
Contact: enquiries at konakart dot com