This highly anticipated book will give you the insight you need to successfully manage and customize your Magento Commerce installation.

php|architect’s Guide to Programming with Magento takes you from installation to deployment of this popular e-commerce open source software. Magentos flexibility and Zend Framework-based structure have made it an increasingly popular e-commerce solution.

Designed as a valuable companion to the the documentation provided on the Magento web site, this comprehensive book covers everything you as a developer need to know, including:

  • Installation and configuration
  • Basic understanding of Magento Commerce features and functions
  • Overview of front-end and back-end systems
  • Dealing with multiple stores
  • Accommodating multiple languages & internationalization issues
  • Handling Magento modules
  • Working with the Magento template system
  • Understanding Magento’s EAV database structure
  • Made-to-order products
  • Adding a rewards or points system
  • Integration with a CMS
  • Accounting, inventory and order fulfillment and exporting information with XML
  • An entire chapter devoted to quick answers to common questions

php|architect’s Guide to Programming with Magento is a must for anyone dealing with or curious about the Magento software.