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Drupal and Ubercart 2.x: A new Approach to Drupal Theming

by George Papadongonas Yiannis Doxaras | March 2010 | MySQL Drupal e-Commerce PHP Web Development

In the previous articles by George Papadongonas and Yiannis Doxaras, authors of Drupal E-commerce with Ubercart 2.x, we learnt how-to customize the theme and thus offer the client a great browsing experience. We also covered how to create a theme from scratch using the Zen theme. In this article we will cover the following new approaches to themeing:

  • Fusion Theming System with Skinr module
  • Migrating an HTML theme to a Drupal template
  • Creating a Drupal theme from a Photoshop template
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Installing Coherence 3.5 and Accessing the Data Grid: Part 1

by Aleksandar Seovic Mark Falco Patrick Peralta | March 2010 | Oracle

In this two-part article by Aleksandar Seović, Mark Falco, and Patrick Peralta, authors of Oracle Coherence 3.5, you will learn how to install Coherence on your machine and how to configure your development environment to make working with Coherence as easy as possible. We will then cover the basics of the Coherence API as we develop a small utility that will allow us to import data into Coherence from CSV files. Finally, we will talk about testing, which due to the distributed nature of Coherence applications, can be a bit trickier than usual.

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Making the Sale by Optimizing Product Pages using Magento 1.3

by William Rice | March 2010 | Cookbooks Content Management e-Commerce Open Source

There are several things you can do to optimize product pages for selling. In this article by William Rice, author of Magento 1.3 Sales Tactics Cookbook, we will look at these techniques:

  • Add custom options
  • Add videos, links, and other HTML to product pages
  • Optimize product images
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