Blogs about Book Reviews

Book Review - Instant E-commerce with OpenCart: Build a Shop [Instant] by Murat Yilmaz (Packt Publishing)

Published on the 2nd July, 2013

I’ve just been going through my first ‘Instant’ book from Packt Publishing - Instant E-Commerce with OpenCart: Build a Shop [Instant] by Murat Yilmaz. They kindly sent me a copy to review, so here’s a quick summary of what to expect and what’s included: This book is for web developers and designers looking at setting up an online store. You don’t need any previous experience of OpenCart to follow the walkthroughs in the book, but you will need to be reasonably confident (or at leas...

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Upcoming book review: Instant E-commerce with OpenCart: Build a Shop [Instant]

Published on the 28th June, 2013

Packt Publishing were kind enough to ask me if I'd like to review one of their latest OpenCart books: 'Instant E-commerce with OpenCart: Build a Shop [Instant]' by Murat Yilmaz. It'll be the first time I've read a book in their 'Instant' series, as I've reviewed a couple of their regular books before, so I'll be interested to see how it compares. Check back soon for my full review. ...

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Book review: OpenCart 1.4 Template Design Cookbook by Tahsin Hasan

Published on the 2nd July, 2011

OpenCart isn’t a system I’ve used before but Packt Publishing asked me to review OpenCart 1.4 Template Design Cookbook by Tahsin Hasan for them so I thought it’d be a good opportunity to learn more about an ecommerce shopping cart system. I spend a lot of time working on PHP/MySQL applications, including Drupal and CodeIgniter, but I haven’t used OpenCart before, so I’m coming to this book and application completely new. OpenCart is a complete ecommerce shopping cart solution, with fe...

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