The latest release of KonaKart, a free java based shopping cart application, is available for download. This sophisticated eCommerce system provides everything that store owners need to sell their products over the internet. KonaKart includes an extensive set of online shopping cart features to satisfy the needs of both online shoppers and store owners alike. KonaKart is a Java / JSP / XML based solution with easy to use java APIs and a SOAP Web Service interface for the ultimate in connectivity making it an ideal choice for integrating shopping cart functionality into existing systems. Visit for live demos and free downloads. The most significant new features of the release are the addition of customer groups, multiple prices and call center functionality. Customers can now be ordered into groups such as retail customers, wholesale customers, students etc. The group information can be used to select the product price, to activate a promotion and to send emails. Each product and product option can have multiple prices. For example, these could be the retail price, the wholesale price and the MRP. The price displayed to any one customer depends on which group the customer belongs to. The AJAX Admin Application now includes functionality to select a customer and open up a new browser window displaying the KonaKart eCommerce application, automatically logging in the selected customer. This is a useful feature for call center users who may need to accept telephone orders. It allows them to log in on behalf of a customer without requiring the customer's credentials and to perform any transaction that the customer could normally perform using the eCommerce application. Full details of the new features can be found at KonaKart can be downloaded from the KonaKart web site at and more information can be found at