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Magento: Block Controller Model Helper Override

This article will show how you can override Magento Block, Controller, Model and Helper files. We will be dealing with the config XML files and the class files to override. We override Magento core classes to update/modify the core functionalities according to our need. We can directly makes changes in …

Book Review: Magento 1.3: PHP Developer’s Guide

PACKT Publishing has published a very useful Magento Developer Guide. This book has practical tutorials with examples. This book will be very useful for PHP Programmers who want to learn Magento architecture, extend the system and add new features to it. View detail information about the book Here are some of …

MVC Developers Part 7 – Custom System Configuration

One of the most powerful elements of the Magento e-commerce system is the System Admin Config section. As a developer, will it allow you to quickly and easily set, elements that allow your end-users to their system and your Magento custom modules to configure.

Like a lot of things in Magento can be intimidating the first time you try to install a new configuration section from scratch, but once you done it once the power of (almost) code will form a less addictive. Let us begin.

Bestseller module (with Toolbar!)

How many people were disappointed to install Magento’s test data and find out that the home page “Best sellers” was just pain HTML placed into the CMS home page? I certainly was one of those people. That’s why I decided to create a Bestseller Module that was dynamic and harnessed …

Magento Developer Certification Topics Index

1 – Basics This topic comprises approximately 5% of the exam. Questions are drawn randomly from the following objectives: Fundamentals ○ Describe and apply basic principles and processes of Object Oriented Programming (OOP) and Model-View-Controller (MVC) to build Magento websites ○ Identify and describe the principles of Event-Driven Architecture (EDA) …