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Joomla! VirtueMart 1.1 Theme and Template Design by Joseph Kwan

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VirtueMart presentation framework

VirtueMart 1.1 was conceived during the time of Joomla! 1.0.x when the MVC structure was a new introduction to the computing world and was not yet widely adopted. In particular, why Joomla! ultimately decided to pick the MVC as its presentation framework is not clear at the time. However, the VirtueMart development team already understands the importance of structuring the web page building process, especially on the separation of data and presentation. Actually, this concept has been used in VirtueMart 1.0.x, although it is not implemented as fully as in version 1.1. Without a standard framework by then, they chose a very similar structure with three data, presentation, and controlling tiers but different nomenclature. ...

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