Magento – eCommerce Software for Growth


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So far now, some days ago I analyzed the base of Magento. You can download this web application from here: http://www.magentocommerce.com/

So, what is Magento?

Magento is an Open Source ecommerce web application launched on March 31, 2008. It was created by Varien, building on components of the Zend Framework.

Magento is available under the Open Software License version 3.0

So basically it is an eCommerce open source web application like OSCommerce. Now, we’ll see the features of it:

General Feature List

  • Site Management
  • Mobile Commerce
  • Marketing Promotions and Tools
  • International Support
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Checkout
  • Shipping
  • Payment
  • Order Management
  • Customer Service
  • Customer Accounts
  • Catalog Management
  • Catalog Browsing
  • Product Browsing
  • Analytics and Reporting
  • Customer Reviews
  • Cross-Selling
  • Customer Tags
  • Compare Products
  • Wishlists

You could see the complete feature list from here: http://www.magentocommerce.com/doc/magento-feature-list.pdf

A comment about Magento:

Magento is going to win the eCommerce software war, hands down. I’ve never seen another ecommerce platform so well architected and well designed as Magento.
– Jack Aboutboul, Red Hat

I attracted on the core architecture of Magento. Many open source web application doesn’t start from a good architecture so when that becomes popular, people need to adjust to use that. Magento is different because it’s based on Zend Framework. So, this application is built upon a good structure. I hope to write more in future about this application.

mahmud ahsan

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