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Category Archives: MVC

Magento Models: Standard vs. EAV

Because Magento models include so many useful, extensible methods, it can be easy to forget that there are two quite different kinds of Magento models. There are basic, one model/one table models-these are fairly easy to create and maintain, and almost all of the “How to create a Magento Model” tutorials out there will show […]

Overriding a Magento Controller

Magento uses an MVC design pattern, and provides facilities to override functionality of each part without overwriting the core code-leaving you in a position to make changes to the site code that won’t be overwritten by upgrades. Since we have moved to Magento Enterprise Edition for a new project (and are now contractually obligated to […]