Mike Bates founded HotWax Systems in 1997 and is chief executive. His career in web application sales, marketing, design and development spans two decades, and he is a long time open source software advocate. He has led high-profile web software projects for numerous national and global brands and has taught web development courses at the graduate level. Mike enjoys periodically posting thoughts here related to HotWax Commerce, OFBiz, digital commerce, open source, and other topics.

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Hearts, stars, and dollar signs

Numerous real-world examples clearly demonstrate that pairing open source technology with a...