Magento has completely reshaped the face of e-commerce since its launch in 2008. Its revolutionary focus on object oriented and EAV design patterns has allowed it to become the preferred tool for developers and retailers alike.
"Magento PHP Developer’s Guide" is a complete reference to Magento, allowing developers to understand its fundamental concepts, and get them developing and testing Magento code.
The book starts by building the reader’s knowledge of Magento, providing them with the information, techniques, and tools that they require to start their first Magento development.
After building this knowledge, the book will then look at more advanced topics: how to test your code, how to extend the frontend and backend, and deploying and distributing custom modules.
"Magento PHP Developer’s Guide" will help you navigate your way around your first Magento developments, helping you to avoid all of the most common headaches new developers face when first getting started.
"Magento PHP Developer’s Guide" is an easily accessible tutorial, designed and written to give the reader maximum understanding of the powerful Magento framework.
Who this book is for
This book is written for developers who have previous experience with PHP and PHP frameworks, such as Zend or CakePHP, and want to start developing and working with Magento. Even developers with previous experience with Magento will find the book extremely useful to gain a full understanding of Magento fundamentals, architecture, and overall philosophy.
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Allan MacGregor is a Magento Certified Developer Plus with four years of Magento experience. He also has a certification in Linux System Administration by IBM.
He started working with Magento as a freelance looking for a better framework to build e-commerce solutions, and he is now the Magento Lead Developer at Demac Media (www.demacmedia.com). He's very passionate about software development in general. He is constantly working with new technologies and frameworks.
At Demac Media, he has participated in building core solutions for a wide range of clients; this has given him the experience and knowledge to solve many Magento challenges.
As part of an internal project at Demac Media, he worked on Triplecheck.io (www.triplecheck.io), a unique service for monitoring and auditing the code health of a Magento store. You can also follow him on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/allanmacgregor.