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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) …

magento – instantiation abstraction and Autoload

If you Aore at all familiar with object-oriented programming, the following line should you look for familiar. $customer_group = new Mage_Customer_Model_Group(); We, Aore instantiating an instance of the class Mage_Customer_Model_Group. However, if you were looking at the code base for Magento Mage_Customer_Model_Group you, AOD never a single expression that everything …

MVC Developers Part 5 – Config Resources

A rapid software development project, the task of tracking the development and production databases in sync become a sticky wicket. Magento has a version number system to a source migration scripts that can help your team much this often controversial part of the development to make.

The following is part of a longer series on Magento aimed at developers familiar with PHP MVC development. Although each article can be read stand alone, each article is based on concepts and code covered in previous articles. If you are confused, especially to catch up on the earlier work first.