Finally got my admission ticket to shopify, the RoR Web 2.0 hosted online catalog/shopping cart/CMS system. I will be plucking away at it over the course of the next few weeks. And, yes, I will be running it through the same gambit as the others so break out the duct tape.

I am excited about this app above others such as Substruct because of some of the hype that’s been surrounding it. Hopefully it won’t let me down.

As we continue to work on the new shopping system at II and get further and further behind, something like shopify may be held at gunpoint to the bossman’s head as an alternative to going grey way too early.

The fnerd shopify is here ( but closed for the moment while I work on some things.