the way i would do it... (cheap and quick, like Gib's mom
1. MySQL database to store info on products
2. PHP front to display data, and you can store the cart contents in either a cookie or in a session variable
idk how to make the credit card/paypal thing... sorry
im just learing MySQL and PHP, so feel free to check out my thread in here for some noob mistakes and info. also, ill probably be posting my code eventually to prevent malicious scripts from being run.
gl. also, what is this for? (if you dont mind me askin)