Viewing posts from March, 2013
Today I had the joy of installing an old Magento version on my local MAMP setup. Most everything went well. I first tried to install the old sample data with it but the download that was available was obviously not correct, resulting in tons of SQL errors. So I decided to just install it clean with no sample data. Everything went fine until I tried to log into the admin and PHP can't store the session into a TLD like localhost, so it was time to fire up some virtualhosts with period in them so that Magento can work, cause...
Anyone who knows me pretty much knows I don't hold much love for Magento. I respect the system and even more so the business the founders made by creating Magento, but every time I've worked with it, I just couldn't shake the feeling that this should be simpler. A LOT simpler.
I started work at Listen this morning. It was the typical first day at work except that I really couldn't have felt more welcome. Listen Technologies makes fabulous assistive listening and audio conferencing devices.