IMPORTANT UPDATE: The only meaning of this post is to raise a critical point of view about the OSL license (choosen by Magento), absolutely not to discourage someone from using Magento itself, I simply love it. Magento, the last and most promising open source e-commerce platform beeing developed, is released under the Open Software License [...]
Yesterday I saw a post by Daniel Carrero on P4A’s forums, talking about this new website: http://p4aenespanol.blogspot.com/ A spanish blog talking about P4A. Isn’t it cool? I think it really is! Thank you Daniel!
Magento the last and most promising open source e-commerce platform beeing developed, but it has some critical points, such as translations. Magento (which is still in beta) is releasing a bunch of CSV files containing 2 columns, the original string is the first, the translated string is the second. When a new string is added [...]
Only 4 days after the 2nd P4A 3 preview release I’m here again for a new release, which is both a bugfix release and an API stabilization release. Let’s go directly to the changelog which is not so long and complex: – P4A_Mask::main() method is now called also within an AJAX call, if a full [...]
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This week I’ve been damn busy, we got so many feedback after the first P4A 3 preview release that I fixed some things and worked on some others. Three important issues: with the full ajax implementation to boost the user experience we found a bug when you’ve to download a file within a mask, this [...]
Just in time for the feature freeze, likewise-open was uploaded to hardy’s universe repository. likewise-open is a software which will allow users to join Active Directory domains easily, just a few click and all is set up. I followed this new feature with great interest ’cause I’m working on an important linux-switch, thus I did [...]
It’s been a hard developing week, I had to do a close some big tasks before the preview release, there are 4 most important points since the last commit digest: chainability all the code and libraries which did not fit our new licenses was removed or rewritten from scratch. I removed getid3, phpthumb libraries and [...]
We kept this feature secret ’till now… let’s unveil the power of P4A 3 chainability: This feature is already available for every P4A 3 component. It is inspired by the jQuery chainability and for the first time (AFAIK) comes to a PHP framework. I’m sure it will revolution the way everyone of us writes code, [...]
The most of the work of this week was focused on the license switch (from GPL2 to AGPL3), that forced me to a mass commit today changing the header of all P4A files. Actually I was hoping to receive more feedback on the new license model post but anyway we feel that AGPL3 is the [...]