magentocommerce tech news

Atmosphere: The Mobile Internet

#eventsatgoogle — April 12, 2010 — The Mobile Internet with Mary Meeker, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley.

Lots of juicy facts & stats to back all the clichés about the net going mobile and social, with no mention of the word microsoft.

via YouTube – 5 – Atmosphere: The Mobile Internet.

Maybe now’s a good time to check your apps are compatible?


Magento Webinars

Enterprise edition features

A wide ranging look at hosting, user experience, wireframing and more not in that order. Only stills.

Managing Sales Tax in Magento eCommerce Applications

Magento Developer Solutions Series: Best Practices for Magento Development

Introduction to Magento Enterprise Edition v1.7

Magento and Razor 360 Present: 7 Tips to Accelerate Your eCommerce Evolution

via Magento – Webinar Archive – Magento and One Pica Present: Strategic E-Commerce Part II, Going Live: Total E-commerce Execution – eCommerce Software for Growth.


Auto Switch for Android / iPhone

Let’s hope this theme works for iPad to – assuming it also returns the user agent as “Mobile Safari”.

[The] iPhone optimized Magento theme will be available in the next few days via Magento Connect. Additionally, as part of the upcoming 1.1 release, automatic detection and delivery of packages, theme(s) (templates, skins, css, layouts) based on the user-agent (client) may be associated on a global, website and store view. The video below gives a preview of Magento on the iPhone.

via Magento – Blog – Video: Magento via iPhone – eCommerce Software for Growth.
Configuration in Magento couldn’t be much simpler:

UPDATE: Use “Mobile Safari|iPhone|iPod”. Also you don’t need to enter the exception against each of the ‘skin’, ‘layout’ templates’ etc parts, just add an exception next to the ‘default’ theme. Finally, the fields for ‘Matched expression’ and ‘value’ are case sensitive and do not require quotes around them. Enter each exactly as shown here (for iphone); Matched expression; iPhone Value iphone The theme is called ‘iphone’ in lower case so the value must match this exactly. Maybe not so simples after all!

magento iphone configuration