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Re: SMARTY TEMPLATE. I'm coding Controller that support Smar

Unfortunately, you don't say why. I've spent many 100s of hours working with systems that use PHP as the templating language and many 100s of hours working with systems that use a different templating language. I feel like I'm a bit more productive with the latter, since a specialized templating la...

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  • Fri Apr 15, 2011 12:29 am
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Re: OpenCart extensions, upgrades & conflicts

Makes sense.

And of course even with frameworks where all the extensions are modules, you still can get conflicts between modules.

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  • Thu Apr 14, 2011 12:36 am
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Re: OpenCart extensions, upgrades & conflicts

Yes it can be an issue.. things do need to be re-evaluated for this. Thanks for the honest answer. However, in the meantime, there is vQmod , which greatly improves the process That does seem a cut above modifying the core files, but there would still be conflicts if two extensions require conflict...

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  • Wed Apr 13, 2011 10:06 pm
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Re: SMARTY TEMPLATE. I'm coding Controller that support Smar

ave you actually looked at smarty the one everyone wants to use?
I've never used smarty specifically. Just saying the idea of a (non-PHP) templating language is not a bad one, in my experience.

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  • Wed Apr 13, 2011 9:49 pm
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OpenCart extensions, upgrades & conflicts

Hi, I'm just getting acquainted with OpenCart, and really like the straightforward MVC approach. On the other hand, I'm a little spooked by the number of extensions that seem to require editing core files. Do people find that this makes upgrades trickier? What about conflicts between extensions? If ...

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  • Wed Apr 13, 2011 6:38 am
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PHP is not a very good templating language

Have to say I like using specialized template languages more than using PHP in templates. I have never understood the argument that says "PHP is already a templating language". Even if we grant that PHP is a templating language, it's not a very good templating language because it is too verbose. The...

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  • Wed Apr 13, 2011 6:31 am
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