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'Getting Started with Drupal Commerce' book

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iKOS are proud to announce the inaugural Drupal Commerce book from our Technical Director Richard Jones.

In this book Richard aims to provide an unparalleled step-by-step guide to Drupal Commerce with plenty of real-life hints and tricks distilled from architecting and developing many small and large scale Drupal Commerce projects. 

This book is essential for any product development teams looking to get the best from Drupal Commerce and will help you:

  • Understand the key concepts of Drupal Commerce, its philosophy, and how it fits in the Drupal Ecosystem
  • Learn the essentials of planning your store to save time and frustration
  • Set up and configure your store including the catalogue, taxes, discounts, coupons, and shipping
  • Configure your cart and checkout process and integrate them with a payment gateway
  • Learn with the help of a step-by-step guide to creating a new e-store using a real life example

Book details

Language : English
Paperback : 144 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : September 2013
ISBN : 1783280239
ISBN 13 : 9781783280230
Author(s) : Richard Jones
Topics and Technologies : All Books, CMS and eCommerce, Web Development, Open Source

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About the publisher

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About the author

Richard Jones
Richard Jones is the Technical Director of iKOS, a UK-based digital agency specializing in Drupal and e-commerce. He has been working with the project leads of Drupal Commerce since the early planning stages, and he maintains a number of contributed modules on under the username ikos.
Since joining iKOS as Technical Director in 2003, Richard has worked with Managing Director Myles Davidson to build the business from a 3-person web agency into a 20-person e-commerce consultancy powered by Drupal. During that time, he has worked on some of the largest high-profile Drupal Commerce builds to date. Richard heads up all Drupal site builds and e-commerce projects at iKOS. He specializes in Drupal site development, training and bespoke module development, Internet strategy, and e-commerce. Richard is a prolific Drupal module contributor and a regular speaker at UK and international Drupal events.
Outside of the Drupal world, Richard lives on the south coast of England in Hove with his wife and two young daughters.

With thanks

Richard would like to thank Nick Abbott for the shear volume of after-hours work and keen diligence editing and fact checking the entire book.


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