Understand Magento extensions and build modules with Packt's new book and eBook.

November 2013 | e-Commerce, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book, Getting Started with Magento Extension Development, which is a practical, hands-on guide to building Magento modules from scratch. This book provides an in depth introduction and helps you discover various features which contribute to the Magento architecture. Available in print and various electronic formats, the book retails at $34.99 for the print copy and $17.84 for the electronic version.

About the author:

Branko Ajzele is a professional, certified, and highly experienced software developer, focused on e-commerce-related applications. He holds several respected IT certifications such as Zend Certified Engineer, Magento Certified Developer Plus, and JavaScript Certified Developer. He currently works as a Chief Technology Officer at Inchoo.

Getting Started with Magento Extension Development is a guide that helps readers discover features such as blocks, controllers, models, configuration files, and other crucial elements which contribute to the Magento architecture. This book introduces readers to real-world modules and helps provide a strong foundation which is necessary for them to become a professional Magento module developer.

This book focuses on three areas; first, readers will be guided through the entire Magento structure, where each important directory or file is explored in detail. Then, the essence of the module structure and development is explained through the detailed coverage of models, blocks, controllers, configuration, and other files that manifest a single module. Finally, a detailed set of instructions is given for building four real-world modules, including a payment and shipping module.

The chapters covered in this book are:

Chapter 1: An Overview of Magento Extensions

Chapter 2: Building the Extension – Maximum Order Amount

Chapter 3: Building the Extension – Logger

Chapter 4: Building the Extension – Shipping

Chapter 5: Building the Extension – Payment

Chapter 6: Packaging and Publishing Your Extension

This book is targeted at new and intermediate PHP developers starting afresh with Magento module development. For more information, please visit the book page at: http://www.packtpub.com/getting-started-with-magento-extension-development/book

Getting Started with Magento Extension Development
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For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/getting-started-with-magento-extension-development/book

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