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PHP 5 e-commerce Development by Michael Peacock

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Summary

In this chapter, we discussed the data that needs to be stored for us to effectively maintain an online product catalog. We took this outline of data, and used it to construct a set of database tables for our framework. From here we were then able to construct a series of models, views, and controllers for our framework to interact with the user, the products, and categories stored within the database. We also looked at how to manage multiple images associated with products, so that our customers can toggle between them, to see different views and perspectives of the products within the store, a feature that is becoming the norm with most e-commerce stores.

Now that we have products and categories working in our store, the next stage is ...

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