No Frills Magento Layout
Building Layouts Programmatically
In the first chapter of No Frills Magento Layout, you'll learn how to build Magento layouts using simple PHP method calls. You'll learn what a block is, as well as learn how many blocks may combined into a larger, more complex layout. You'll learn where to use PHP code, and where to use phtml templates. You'll also get a quick primer on some PHP 5 OOP features, such as method chaining and singleton objects.
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