CodeIgniter PayPal Integration Tutorial

Introduction PHP has become an extremely popular scripting language for developing web-based applications.  Developers are able to keep it as simple as possible and use “spaghetti code” within their HTML pages, or they can choose to build applications using a number...

How to Integrate PayPal API’s into FileMaker Solutions

Introduction FileMaker is a database solution that while not as popular as systems like Access, MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, etc., still has a very large number of users building solutions on it every single day. In this article I’d like to discuss a little bit about...

Magento Architecture and Custom Plugin Development – Part 2

Introduction In part 1 of this 2-part series, we discussed the overall structure of Magento, where files and directories are supposed to go, and how XML configuration files and templates work. Now, I’d like to dive a little deeper and look at how modules work within...

Magento Architecture and Custom Plugin Development – Part 1

Introduction Magento is an excellent piece of open-source software providing developers with an e-commerce platform that’s extremely extensible and flexible…once you know the system. Of all the open-source shopping cart systems available, Magento is widely considered...