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I'm Erfan - a full-stack Magento developer and consultant living in Perth, Australia. I'm the organiser of Western Australia's Magento meetup and at the moment I'm working at SPEQS, a startup that will revolutionise how people buy eyewear online.

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For some reason, there are two different database table API’s - it seems one is for creating new tables, and the other for modifying existing tables. When you do $installer->getConnection()->newTable() you get an instance of Varien_Db_Ddl_Table. Its addColumn method signature looks like this: $table->addColumn('id',…...