Tag Archives: mvc

Finding Your Way through the ASP.NET Landscape

January 16, 2014

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ASP.NET

ASP.NET boasts of enough flair to work you over – positively so. From being a typical programming language to becoming one of the most popular frameworks, ASP.NET has come a long way indeed. And it has on its course guided by the host of invasive tools and capabilities that let developers set some seriously difficult […]

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Magento for Developers: Part 4 – Magento Layouts, Blocks and Templatese

August 3, 2010

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Magento

Developers new to Magento are often confused by the Layout and View system. This article will take a look at Magento’s Layout/Block approach, and show you how it fits into Magento MVC worldview. Unlike many popular MVC systems, Magento’s Action Controller does not pass a data object to the view or set properties on the […]

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Magento for Developers: Part 3 – Magento Controller Dispatch

August 3, 2010

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Magento

The Model-View-Controller (MVC) architecture traces its origins back to the Smalltalk Programming language and Xerox Parc. Since then, there have been many systems that describe their architecture as MVC. Each system is slightly different, but all have the goal of separating data access, business logic, and user-interface code from one another. The architecture of most […]

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Magento for Developers: Part 2 – The Magento Config

August 3, 2010

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Magento

The config is the beating heart of the Magento System. It describes, in whole, almost any module, model, class, template, etc. than you’ll need to access. It’s a level of abstraction that most PHP developers aren’t used to working with, and while it adds development time in the form of confusion and head scratching, it […]

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Magento for Developers: Part 1 – Introduction to Magento

August 3, 2010

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Magento

What is Magento? It’s the most powerful online eCommerce platform in the universe and is changing the face of eCommerce forever. Of course, you already know that. What you may not realize is Magento’s also an object-oriented PHP Framework that can be used to develop modern, dynamic web applications that tap into Magento’s powerful eCommerce […]

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