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Category: Magento

Below you'll find all the Magento articles on the site, followed by a chronological listing of the same. You may also browse the 12 series directly via the following links. Miscellaneous Magento Articles, Pulse Storm Posts, Learning Magento with Commerce Bug, Magento for PHP MVC Developers, The Magento API, Magento Projects, The Magento 2 Object System, Magento Pulse Storm Launcher, The Magento Config, Revisited, In Depth Magento Dispatch, Magento Javascript Code, and, Posts Inspired by Magento Imagine.

Magento Javascript Events

Any Magento developer worth their salt is familiar with Magento's PHP based event system. This critical piece of functionality provides for unobtrusive tweaks to Magento's functionality. Less talked about is Magento's frontend event system used by the admin console. This article seeks to shed


Magento’s SOAP V2 Adapater

If you've been following along, it may seem like we've reached the end of our API series. We've covered routing and controller dispatch, the API server, configuration, adapters, handlers, and the use of the response object for direct API output. I imagine there were


The Magento API

I've been wanting to write about the Magento API for a long time, but it's one of those slippery topics that has no clean entry point. It's easy to talk about small slices of the API, or provide tricks for using the API methods


Magento Block Lifecycle Methods

There's two design patterns used in PHP systems that are often conflated. First, there's the event/observer pattern. This pattern allows a system-developer to issue global events which client-developers may then setup listener object/methods/functions for. These listeners observe the event, and then perform some action

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