A collection of straightforward and practical recipes filled with examples to build a faster and more impressive Magento store. The recipes will provide you step by step instructions for installing, customizing, and managing your Magento store. If you are a developer with mir PHP kwledge and you want to start with Magento development, this book is for you. With its specially tailored recipes, we will guide you from simple development in Magento to the more advanced stuff. Even if you are an experienced Magento developer, some recipes in this book will interest you. The other recipes will serve as a good reference to look at.
Bart Delvaux is an experienced web developer from Belgium. With a passion for web technologies, he started his career in 2010 after he received his bachelor's degree in Applied Informatics. Magento gave him the first opportunity to establish himself when he was working as a consultant for a leading PHP company in Belgium. When the Magento certifications were released, Bart was one of the first persons who received Magento Certified Developer and Magento Certified Developer Plus. With the principle of quality above quantity, Bart finished a lot of Magento projects going from a standard web shop to complex integrations and module development. Nurul Ferdous is an open source enthusiast and IT specialist from Bangladesh who is currently working for TM Secure Inc. as a LAMP consultant. In fact, he is a soldier turned programmer. He started his career with the Bangladesh Air Force. He has also served in RAB as an intelligence staff where he was nominated for the President's Police medal for his contribution to national security. He is a true passionate programmer. He started his run on software development back in 2004, while he was working in the Bangladesh Air Force. His primary skills are as a PHP developer. He is a Zend Certified PHP 5 Engineer, and contributes to a number of PHP projects, blogs on PHPrelated topics, and presents talks and tutorials related to PHP development and the projects to which he contributes. He also contributes on open source community regularly. He is also a certified professional on TDD and Code Refactoring. He has served in some top notch software companies both at home and abroad, such as BIPL, Right Brain Solutions Ltd., TM Secure Inc., NameDepot.com Inc., and so on, as a programmer, software engineer, and consultant. He also writes at his personal blog http://dynamicguy.com when he is not baking with codes.