As far as shop systems are concerned, I only had a quick
peek at Magento once and decided to stick with OXID.
I started playing around with OXID eShop Community Edition since they went
open source with it in 2008. Upcoming blog posts about my OXPetProjects ahead
OXID is written in PHP, the code is object oriented, they have unit tests and it is
licensed under GPL v3, they have a large an active community and ….
Sry, I know I much better speak code than marketing, just have a look at it yourself.
You can have a shop up and running in a few minutes
(who would not be happy with quick success .