Here we'll be learning about how to begin with a shipping module. This is the skeletal structure of a shipping module that we can use as a template for any shipping module which we create. We will also be using it to create a very basic shipping module at the end of this chapter.
For the purpose of following this tutorial, we will be creating all files in
/app/code/local/MagentoBook/ShippingModule/, which will be the base directory for all files created (from this point onwards). We must make sure that this directory and sub-directory are set up before continuing onwards. This means that if the file is declared to be
/hello/world.php, we place this on the end of our initial base address and it becomes