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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.

Magento widgets

What are these you ask? Widgets allow you to information and marketing content easily to your site in Administrator panel. For example, you can paste the links to products, add links to categories or links to sites cms, CMS blocks, new, recently compared to that seen recently, product lists – …

How to clear cache in Magento

Just another quick tip Magento as I continue my journey into the Swamp of e-commerce. Magneto’s admin console has a department for the management of your cache (System-> Cache Management) which works well if you happen to get a bad cached configuration that the system crashes or does the admin …

MVC Developers Part 6 – Entity Attribute Value

In our last article we told you there were two types of models in Magento. Regular, or “simple” models, and entity attribute value (or EAV) model. We also told you this was a bit of a fib. Here is where we come clean.

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.

MVC Developers Part 2 – Magento Controller Shipping and Hello World

The Model-View-Controller (MVC) architecture traces its roots back to the programming language Smalltalk and Xerox Parc. Since then, many systems to describe their architecture and MVC. Each system is different, but they all have the goal of separating data access, business logic and user interface code from each other.

The architecture of PHP MVC frameworks, most will look something like this.