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Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton
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Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance by Timothy Bolton

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MivaCon 2014 Breakout Session: Zen and the Art of Miva Merchant Maintenance
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  • 1. Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance TIMOTHY BOLTON
  • 2. Zen and the art of Miva Merchant Maintenance
  • 3. Is this topic really going to be boring?
  • 4. OTHERWISE
  • 5. Keeping your store tidy • Tidy Templates – Readability – Software Entropy • Orthogonal Design – Layer Separation – Rise of the Machines • Proper tools – Template Environment – Modules – Dynamic Bookmarks
  • 6. Tidy Templates • Readability – Natural code – Appropriate comments
  • 7. Original Product Attribute Template
  • 8. Original Product Attribute Template
  • 9. Modified Product Attribute Template
  • 10. Modified Product Attribute Template
  • 11. Condensed Product Attribute Template
  • 12. Condensed Product Attribute Template
  • 13. Appropriate Comments
  • 14. Tidy Templates • Software Entropy – Keeping Code Clean – Make sure to KEEP CODE CLEAN
  • 15. Keeping Code Clean Keep your indentations ordered when editing portions of code.
  • 16. Keeping Code Clean Keep your indentations ordered when editing portions of code.
  • 17. Keeping Code Clean Make sure your variable names make sense
  • 18. Keeping Code Clean
  • 19. Keeping Code Clean
  • 20. Keeping Code Clean
  • 21. Keeping Code Clean
  • 22. Making Sure to KEEP CODE CLEAN • Take the time to do things right • Make the time to do things right • Recognize the cost of doing something “wrong”
  • 23. Orthogonal Design • Layer Separation – What are layers – Why keep them separate – How to keep them separate
  • 24. Orthogonal Design • What are the layers? – Presentation Layer (CSS) – Content Layer (HTML and Page Contents) – Interaction Layer (JavaScript and Server-side Responses)
  • 25. Orthogonal Design • Why Keep them Separate? – Maintainability – Scalability – Sanity
  • 26. Orthogonal Design • How to Keep them Separate – Don’t be lazy!! – Have a clear goal – Use the right tools
  • 27. Orthogonal Design • Rise of the Machines – What is a machine – Why create it – What if it becomes sentient? 0_0
  • 28. Proper tools • Template Environment – Miva Merchant Admin – Text Editors (Notepad++)
  • 29. Proper tools • Modules – PCI Net Tool Belt – Tool Kit – PCI Net Actions – PCI Net Global Content Item – PCI Net Tokens – PCI Net Item Loader – Edit This!
  • 30. Proper tools • Upcoming Tools to look for: – Dynamic Bookmarks – Notepad++ Miva Merchant Admin Integration – Miva Merchant Admin Bookmarklets
  • 31. Thank you!!1!

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