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Computer Configurator like Dell’s
 
Da-McMillion
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Hello Guys,

as you can see i’m new to this board and to magento as well.
I want to set up a webshop containing a builder/configurator, like the configurator/builder on dell.com. So I found a case study, with the information, that there is no build-in configurator in magento, but it is possible to write some own code to get nearly the same possibility. Is this allready right?

Well, now I want to ask you - the proper users - is it possible to set up a webshop like dell.com, which is able to check the user configuration for errors or misconfigurations (so called plausibility check)?

Also: is this possible for me, who has never seen magento’s backend before? Me and my friends studing information technologies and we want to set up the configurator by ourself.

I would be happy, to hearing from you.

Regards
McMillion

 
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netresearch
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It is of cause possible, nearly everything what you see on the world of webshops is possible in mage.
But you have to have advanced skills in magento, to roll such a project. So its a question of “how” not of “whether”
I think the magento-team is already working on such a feature but i’m not quite shure.

My proposal: get familiar with the structure of Magento and try to develop a few small modules. I you have skills enought you can try such a large module.

 
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Discovery
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See demo store computer.

 
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skippybosco
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Something like the Gaming Computer example is available out of the box with Magento.

 
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fire
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That is a bundle and not a configurator/ product builder.  Product builder has compliance capability between the selection items. (Like AMD board compatible with AMD microprocessor etc)

 
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