Countdown to v3.0 →
oscommerce: Published by Harald Ponce de Leon We are extremely proud to countdown to March 31 for the release of osCommerce Online Merchant v3.0 and to cause a disruption in the Open Source and e-commerce community. Our future goals are based on this new foundation that will continually be improved on to meet the demands of tomorrows store… Read more »
Improvements Made to our Blog →
oscommerce: Published by Harald Ponce de Leon Our blog has found a new home at Tumblr and now functions as an aggregator, linking to and publishing interesting articles from the osCommerce team and our partners. New publications are automatically syndicated to our Twitter account and Facebook Page. Our blog can be reached at: http://blogs.oscommerce.com Read more »
oscommerce: Melinda Odom: The docs for the Tips and Tricks section of the knowledgebase are just about complete for the ms3 version with the addition of a few more articles today. These all will be tested in the upcoming days as to accuracy to use for the milestone 3 release. Any that are not compatible will be turned off until they are updated. Read More
OSCOM v3.0 Namespace Usage →
oscommerce: Published by Harald Ponce de Leon Namespace What\Is\It? Namespaces allow scopes to be added to classes and are used to group related classes and to prevent collision of class names. The larger the framework grows and the more components that become available and integrate with the framework, the greater the… Read more »
Live Shop Submissions
oscommerce: Melinda Odom: We are keeping caught on the Live Site Submissions … thank you Wendy! :P However, we are finding that there are several duplicate submissions and some are not following the Live Shop rules here: http://www.oscommerce.info/kb/280 All sites that do not follow these guidelines are deleted. All sites that put in duplicate submissions are deleted … we have a checker in...
OSCOM v3.0 Application Actions →
oscommerce: Published by Harald Ponce de Leon What Application Actions Do Application Actions allows functionality to be added to Applications in a flexible manner without needing to edit core source code files. Actions typically define what page content is presented in a given situation and can load nested actions for further… Read more »
OSCOM v2.3 Pre-Release Notes →
oscommerce: Published by Harald Ponce de Leon We stated earlier that the next osCommerce Online Merchant releases would be v2.2 and v3.0 and that we wouldn’t be publishing any more alpha, beta, or release candidate labelled versions. The next v2.2 release was declared as “v2.2final” to finalize the versioning cycle it went through, from… Read more »
Open Source Rocks! →
oscommerce: Published by Harald Ponce de Leon We are fortunate to have a unique relationship with our community that is based on trust. This was built on and earned naturally from the very beginning when we first announced ourselves to the world in March 2000. Our user base has grown from a few people to millions worldwide, attracted through… Read more »
Introducing Checkout by Amazon
oscommerce: Amazon Payments Team: Amazon Payments is proud to be a Corporate Sponsor of osCommerce! We look forward to enhancing the Checkout by Amazon solution with the osCommerce community for an even better customer buying and store owner selling experience. Read More
OSCOM v3.0 Framework Optimized For PHP v5.3 →
oscommerce: Published by Harald Ponce de Leon PHP v5.3 and Namespaces We’re excited to announce the framework for osCommerce Online Merchant v3.0 is being optimized to use the newer features PHP v5.3 provides, primarily focusing on implementing namespaces into the core. In addition to namespaces, the namespace coding… Read more »
Getting Your Business Online - Advantages
oscommerce: Andrew Yuen: You may be wondering why I have not kept up with the site of the month posts. Recently, a featured store option has been added on to the live shops directory. Now, instead of sites of the month, I will be proposing featured sites to the rest of the osCommerce team. When I do select a featured site, I will also blog about why I choose that site if it is approved by the...
London Public Meet-Up
oscommerce: Published by Nick Weisser I registered on the English and German osCommerce forums back in February 2003 when I first got in contact with the project. I posted and answered questions and made some contributions to existing add-ons. Two years ago in December 2007, Harald asked me if I’d like to become an official team member which I gladly accepted. Since then I’ve been helping with...
osCommerce and the BSD License →
oscommerce: Published by Mark Evans There have been a number of comments made about the license change of osCommerce 3.x to the BSD. This post aims to dispel some of the confusion around the change and will hopefully be the primer for a proper FAQ on www.oscommerce.com when I have some time. If there are any questions you have… Read more »
Tim Morgan's thoughts that are too big for... →
riscfuture: I’m astounded that there hasn’t been a peep from Gruber about the problems and inconsistencies in the Mac App Store application, and those of the apps sold on it. My first experience with the Mac App Store was a purchase of the new Twitter app, of which Gruber had this to say: My new…
Ryan Freitas: 35 Lessons in 35 Years →
My father always told me that the day we stop learning is the day we die. I wrote this as a sort of preparation for my 35th birthday last week. Some of these are poignant, others are simply trite; I attribute the latter to my growing sense of sentimentality as I age. That, and I need an editor. …
Block Fanfic Characters by nothorse →
safariextensions: So there you are, trolling through the listings at fanfiction.net. Everything would be just fine, some nice new stories, but there’s this obnoxius character you just can’t stand paired with your personal favourite character. It burns your eyes, yes it does! Fear not. This extension for Safari will hide any and every story from your eyes, if the hated character shows up in the...
Tumblr Notifier by Ethan Sherbondy →
safariextensions: Notifier was broken for a bit after Tumblr changed they way they handle new post notifications. I’m happy to report it’s now back up and running. If you have Safari and love getting notified when new content appears in your Dashboard, grab it! You don’t even need to enter your credentials anymore. Source code is available as always. I don’t usually repost the same...
Tumblr Staff: Fixing Content Attribution (Once and... →
Back when we launched two of Tumblr’s most unique features, reblogging and the Tumblr Bookmarklet, we devised automatic “via” links in post captions as a simple solution for attribution. Three years later, this solution has gotten us pretty far. But it’s easy to spot some real shortcomings: • It’s hard.
Wily like a fox
shitmystudentswrite: Like a woman seduces a horny man, Hitler captivated the people of Germany.
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wildchocolate: 13 Reasons Why Software Is Not Free →
wildchocolate: Lately it seems more and more evident that the general population expects software to be free or at the very least cheap. This is reinforced when companies like Apple, who make a tremendous income off of their hardware, the iTunes store, and many other revenue streams, heavily discount their…
WONDER-TONIC: TSA Announces Facebook Integration... →
wondertonic: John Pistole, the head of the Transportation Security Administration, announced yesterday that full body scanners at airports across the nation will be seamlessly integrated with Facebook next month, allowing travelers to save, tag, and share their near-naked security photos with friends,…
Mayors of the Waffle House
wondertonic: See who goes to the Waffle House the most on Foursquare.
yvynyl: How to Tumblr →
[Updated Feb 5 2011] Some tips from my nearly 4 years on Tumblr. Enjoy. DOs: Post great + extraordinary + timely stuff Post with a consistent theme/style/voice Post stuff you care about, not what’s popular Post lots of images, always crediting creator Use “Photo” as often as possible…
yvynyl: Best Music Tumblr Blogs II →
Things move fast around here. One minute, we’re a wee little family of nerdy music heads on a baby Tumblr, the next minute we’ve got thousands of new friends and we’re working in a blog community that’s growing like a weed. Last summer, I wrote a list of who I thought was putting up the …
Apple's Three Laws of Developers
yourhead: A developer may not injure Apple or, through inaction, allow Apple to come to harm. A developer must obey any orders given to it by Apple, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. A developer must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law. — I. Developer
unique hazards may exist: Google Instant is an... →
uniquehazards: Today Google launched Google Instant, and make no mistake: this is big. It’s far more than just a new fancy interface. It’s a fundamental change to a user interaction model that’s been largely unchallenged for years. It also represents a significant financial and technical commitment on…