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eCommerce Technology Choices

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I read an interesting update about eBay today (http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/06/22/ebay_magento_vulnerabilties/) about how they have released yet another security patch for Magento in the last month to deal with several different security problems that including XSS, CSRF and input vulnerabilities, three… Read More

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stylistpick.com are hiring! PHP + QA

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Well, far be it from me to try and sell things on my blog! However I am currently hiring for 3 positions at StylistPick.com (Stylefantasia Ltd). We are a new online fashion company financed by the same investors… Read More

Magento for Ecommerce – an Introduction

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Magento for Ecommerce Introduction So what is Magento? Magento is an open source framework/application for E-Commerce web sites that is built upon Zend Framework. In the PHP world, Zend Framework is a very popular and highly respected framework…. Read More

To MVC or not to MVC….

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I would put money on most programmers these days having at least heard of the architectural pattern “MVC” (Model View Controller) and I expect many have used it or been involved in projects which claim to implement said… Read More

Bespoke Frameworks

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Quite possibly, you may in your time be presented with the phrase: “Why do we want to use other people’s code when we can make our own. This gives us an edge commercially”. I have been faced with… Read More