Archive for December, 2010

Creating an Online Store with Symfony – Part 2: Design Creating an Online Store with Symfony – Part 2: Design

Friday, December 24th, 2010

This part contains only mockups and designs. There are some hand drawn sketches but almost all design is created with Adobe Fireworks. The Grid Idea: product grid spans the entire width of the browser. This applies to home page, category listing, search results, filters, etc. Product details page and shopping cart (together with checkout page): [...]

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Creating an Online Store with Symfony – Part 1: Documentation Creating an Online Store with Symfony – Part 1: Documentation

Friday, December 17th, 2010

This is work in progress Content Project Description Requirements and Technologies Modules (Frontend and Backend) Objects and Database Frontend Sections Backend Sections Graphic Design 1. Project Description Project aims to create a full-featured ecommerce solution. Backend administration area will include classic features like managing product catalog, categories, standard and custom product attributes, managing sales, users [...]

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How to build a website layout in 30 minutes How to build a website layout in 30 minutes

Friday, December 10th, 2010

Ok, it’s more like an hour if you include: – a bit of pencil and paper sketching (5 mins) – actually searching for stock images (5 mins) – coming up with that brilliant and innovative logo, drawing and scanning (5 mins) – building the layout in fireworks (the video below) (30 mins) – pondering and [...]

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