I'm Erfan – a full-stack Magento developer and consultant living in Perth, Australia. I'm the organiser of Western Australia's Magento meetup. At the moment I'm helping to take Pacvac, a leading manufacturer of backpack vacuums, into the digital age with a direct to consumer approach.
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In the web industry there are a lot of tools available to make a developers life easier. Because this ecosystem moves so fast - and it's hard to keep track of everything - I thought it would be a good idea to do a roundup of tools I personally use for Magento development. These slides cover Composer,…...
Something I recently found out, is a feature that all blocks have. Interestingly enough, it wasn’t part of the Frontend certification, maybe because it isn’t used very much. I decided to dig into it anyway.
It’s pretty simple - Mage_Core_Block_Abstract has the ability to group it’s children blocks without…...
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
you get an instance of Varien_Db_Ddl_Table.
Its addColumn method signature looks like this:
Sometimes Magento still confuses me when I try to create adminhtml pages and widgets like tabs or grids. One interesting example is that I needed a grid inside an edit form for a one-to-many relationship - just like how the coupons form and grid is located inside of a shopping cart pricerule.