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Magento.. to reinstall or not reinstall...

When you are having problems with your Magento store, you face the issue of either reinstalling Magento or leave the existing install in place and try to fix all of the bugs. This is the dilemma that I faced in one project, both solutions have their advantages and disadvantages, I have the unique experience or having tried both methods to try and resolve the problems with a website. It all stared when the decision was made to keep the existing install against my better judgement, the install had lots of bugs and problems because of bad coding methodology left by the previous developer.

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Code Mirror and Css Pre-Processors

Stylus, Sass and Less...

Last week as I worked on completing my weblog and portfolio, I cam across a article about CSS Pre-Processors; I have up until this point never used a pre-processor for my web development work. After reading through the article I decided to give one a try, I picked Stylus, they had a online Demo and it all seemed straight forward. You program in the basic structure of your CSS code blocks based on the structure of your website, then the pre-processor will generate the CSS file.

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Porting to a tablet browser

I have completed part of the work in porting my website to a mobile format, instead of creating a new website from scratch to a new template, I decided to follow what other people have done is to modify the existing website so that it displays properly on a Tablet via CSS. After looking through several websites and reading up on the topic I decided to give it a try and see how it works, so things have progress very well, I have made a lot of progress on this front.

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Joomla 2.5 and HTML5 goodness...

Joomla Template Design Notes

I started using Joomla at version 1.5, by the time it came out version 1 was already long in in the tooth. What drew me to joomla was that you could freely code the template how you wish. All you needed to do was add a few pieces of PHP include and add a JHTML "jdoc" tags where you wanted the website content to appear and you had a template ready to build. All you needed to do was build the required XML and images preview files and you were on your way to creating a template; things have Changed quite a bit with the release of 1.6. Joomla 1.6 was 3 years in the making and included a major code rewrite of Joomla.

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Joomla 1.5: Tableless Joomla, it's easier than I thought....

Creating Tableless Code in Joomla.

It's much easier than I thought, Really... :-)

I can't believe that creating tableless website code in Joomla was easier than I ever imagined. Ever since I setup this blog, I was never happy with the fact that this Joomla was using tables to build the articles and website content for the site. I was searching high and low all over the web for a solution, I knew that there had to be a solution that allows me to create code that did not  contain tables. Well I found a solution, and it was right in front of me, after reading the below articles, I realized that the solution was right in front of me, in the very  Joomla Install that I have in my web host.

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