OpenCart – PHP Basics Part 3 (SQL QUERYS)

So here we are at part 3 of PHP Basics. In this article I will demonstrate how the OpenCart framework communicates with its database via PHP. Up to this point, if you have only connected to a Database “outside of a class” then the syntax will look a little different to you. You see, there is already a DB class that Opencart uses to control everything database so you won’t be seeing lines of code such as mysqli_connect() because it’s already taken care of. If you remember when you installed your Opencart the installer asked you for your Database credentials? Learn More

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Introducing the Textile Text Processor in Textpattern

Welcome back to my latest Textpattern CMS article. Today I want to introduce you to Textile, the text processor baked into Textpattern. At a high level, Textile is a substitution tool that offers a more humane way of formatting text in Textpattern articles. Textile was created by Dean Allen, who also created Textpattern. The two projects were intrinsically linked for a time, but now Textile can be found outside of the Textpattern realm. With that in mind, here are some bullet points to kick off: Learn More

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Extensibility Modules in Alfresco

We had discussed about Alfresco Share and its architecture in previous articles. We had also discussed about recent changes in Alfresco share architecture and its advantages. There I had pointed out that those changes in architecture will make developers life easy as it will be lot easier to customize user interface. In this article, I am going to explain how we can show and hide existing Alfresco share components conditionally. Learn More

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