Magento is an open source ecommerce software that uses the Zend Framework. It is very effective in delivering a shopping cart development solution. There are many ways to build an ecommerce website. For example it is possible to do so using a framework of your own like CodeIgniter or Cakephp. There are also several other open source softwares available like Zen Cart and osCommerce which have been around for a lot longer than Magento.
However highlights about Magento are as below :
Magento includes many features to start with. Many other shopping carts require additional modules to be installed.
Magento offers standard payment gateway options..
There are also many shipping options available..
Magento has also streamlined product data entry making it easier to enter products..
Magento is the choice to make and you need not go any further for help with your project. Choose for Alakmalak as a Magento web development company for your e-commerce shopping cart solution.