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Customer Confirmation

This one’s a little un-intuitive. At first. There are times where you’ll want to programmatically check if a customer is confirmed. To do this you’d instantiate a customer object like this $customer = Mage::getModel('customer/customer')->getCollection() ->addFieldToFilter('entity_id','197') ->getFirstItem(); or [...]


Addresses from the Customer Object

The Magento object for interacting with customers (Mage_Customer_Model_Customer, alias customer/customer) has three address fetching methods, but you probably only want one of them. The first, and least useful, is getAddressCollection. You might think this method would return a Magento Address collection containing address objects [...]


Betting Long on Palm, HP, and WebOS

There is no company capable of releasing a tablet computer device that can compete head on with Apple Inc.'s iPad. Apple's core technology (touchscreen, responsive UI), deals with the entertainment industry (Record Labels, Pandora, Netflix, and their ilk), and ability to skip the