Archive | Development
30
Apr

Magento Developer Modes

In Magento 2.0, there’s a command line tool that allows you to switch between modes. This article details some of these modes and also explains how to do it. More information can be found on in the Magento DevDocs (devdocs.magento.com) Developer Modes default According to the documentation, “Enables you to deploy the Magento application on […]

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29
Apr

Override Magento 2 Less Style Sheets

This post will cover some of what I’ve learned about the way Magento 2 (version 2.1) handles style sheets. I’ve been upgrading a Magento store installation for a client who was using an older version of it along with a custom theme. After going through the data and code upgrade, it came time for the […]

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18
Jun

Zend_Db_Statement_Oracle Cursor Results

This one took me a while to figure out, so I thought I would do an entry for it. These instructions aren’t actually tied to the Zend_Db_Statement_Oracle class in the Zend Framework. I’ve just been using the Zend Framework in the application that this information is from. Problem I’ve been using the Oracle database for […]

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13
Jan

Is Design Dead?

This article was written by Martin Fowler as part of a keynote presentation at the XP 2000 conference. The original article can be found at the following link: Is Design Dead? I wanted to include a copy of it on this site in case the link changes or the article goes away. For me personally, […]

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19
Nov

Flex Library Linking (RSL, External, Merged)

Setting up the Flash/Flex environment for development can take some time. When I first setup Flex Builder 3.0, I had to work through a lot of different configuration before I found, in my opinion, the best setup for it. Basically, I had the idea of setting up five different projects as Flex projects: Library (pure […]

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09
Nov

WordPress index.php Redirects to Base Url

Problem Recently, I was working on a website that needed to display a temporary home page, while an installation of WordPress was being worked on. The custom home page was being displayed as index.html. WordPress uses index.php, combined with mod_rewrite, to handle all requests coming into the site. The server I was using would show […]

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22
Oct

WordPress Permalink Page is Blank

Problem This problems comes up with various versions of WordPress; in this case, it applied to version 3.2.1. Sometimes, after an installation of WordPress on certain servers, the Permalink Settings page, in the site administration, comes up blank. The menu displays, as well as the site name at the top of the page, but nothing […]

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23
Sep

Microsoft Access “ID is not an index in this table”

Microsoft Access Problem Recently I got a call from a client that was having issues with their Microsoft Access database. They told me that every time they opened the application, it would tell them that there was an error/problem with the database and that it had to back itself up and attempt to repair itself. […]

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23
Sep

Zend_Auth, Zend_Ldap and Zend_Acl

This took a while to figure out, so I’m going to write an entry on it. Over the last few days, I’ve been working with the Zend_Auth, Zend_Ldap and Zend_Acl classes in the Zend Framework while developing a login framework. I’ve created custom login frameworks before, using php, coldfusion and java. But this time I […]

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17
Sep

Google Syntax Highlighter Languages/Aliases

Here’s a quick reference to the WordPress “Google Syntax Highlighter” plugin. I’ve included it here since I alway have to go looking for it. The reference page can be found here: http://code.google.com. Language [Aliases] C++ [cpp, c, c++] C# [c#, c-sharp, csharp] CSS [css] Delphi [delphi, pascal] Java [java] Java Script [js, jscript, javascript] PHP […]

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