Why is this Magento important? In the past, there have been few plausible options for PHP/open source developers in regards to eCommerce implementation ... Enter Magento. It features a very functional/flexible design, utilizing CSS standards, and it also happens to be very attractive. Its a quantum leap in open source eCommerce options. This product looks nothing short of amazing - you should check it out.
A snippet from Benjamin Reece’s blog, deltree