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Excluding fields in the mongodb/mongodb library

I am using the mongodb/mongodb library for a project of mine.  The API seems fairly different from the old PECL library and it also came with some other, albeit unexpected, baggage. My understanding of the library is that it is intended to be a replacement for the existing PECL library and that it intends to strike aContinue Reading “Excluding fields in the mongodb/mongodb library”

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Micro-Webinar: Using the Instruction Navigator in Magium – March 23, 2016: 12:00 EDT

On Wednesday, March 23, 2016 I will be hosting a 15 minute micro-webinar on how to use the instruction navigator. The instruction navigator is used to navigate around your Magento site when you need a series of clicks and/or mouse moves. A good example of this is navigating to the customer login screen. This 15Continue Reading “Micro-Webinar: Using the Instruction Navigator in Magium – March 23, 2016: 12:00 EDT”

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Hangout On Air: Configuring Magium to work with your Magento site

On Monday, March 21, 2016 I will be hosting another Google Hangout for Magium. In this hangout I will go through some of the basic practices for configuring Magium to work with your site. This will largely focus on the MagiumAbstractConfigurableElement class. There will be no slides, just an agenda, coding and Q&A. Join theContinue Reading “Hangout On Air: Configuring Magium to work with your Magento site”

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How to start Selenium testing on Magento (or, Succeeding at Selenium in under 10 minutes)

I had some good talks with some good folks this past week. Now entering the 4th month of working on Magium I can honestly say that this past week was the most exciting week I’ve had. It was a week when I allowed myself to think “maybe I am right about this after all!” But,Continue Reading “How to start Selenium testing on Magento (or, Succeeding at Selenium in under 10 minutes)”

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The Basics Of The Instruction Navigator

Instruction Navigator The instruction navigator is similar to the BaseMenu navigator in its intent, and some of the underlying functionality. However, there is a crucial difference in that the base menu navigator uses iteration for predictable elements. The instruction navigator is for non-iterative navigation instructions. It is also intended for general functionality that might changeContinue Reading “The Basics Of The Instruction Navigator”

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How the BaseMenu navigator works

How The BaseMenu Navigator Works The BaseMenu navigator class provides functionality for navigating over simple, hierarchical HTML structures such as a frontend nested menu. It starts with a base Xpath that is used to note the root of element, usually based off of an HTML ID, followed by iteratively executed compounded child Xpath statements. ToContinue Reading “How the BaseMenu navigator works”

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Admin Navigator Basics

Admin Menu Navigator The AdminMenu navigator is virtually identical to the BaseMenu navigator. In fact, the only difference is in the constructor where it defines the AdminThemeConfiguration object as a dependency instead of ThemeConfiguration. Retrieving an instance of AdminMenu can be done by requesting it from the getNavigator() method, passing in AdminMenu as a parameter.Continue Reading “Admin Navigator Basics”