Problems after disabling Weee module on Magento with developer mode on

Posted on Categories:Magento, PHP, MySQL

When doing Magento optimization, developers are often finding ways to boost performance by turning off some of the core modules that are not needed. There are multiple sites that provide recommendations on what modules should be disabled if not needed. Weee was one of them.
During development of payment method I encountered one issue related to this.

Getting the backend routing from frontend application in Symfony and vice versa

Posted on Categories:PHP, MySQL, Symfony

When using Symfony frontend application it is sometimes necessary to access other application’s routing to create an internal url that points to that application.
In order for that to be posssible, a method for getting the desired application’s routing is required.

Creating new relations by using jQuery Autocompleter widget in Symfony

Posted on Categories:PHP, MySQL, Symfony

This post describes how to create new relation by usin jQuery Autocompleter widget in Symfony project.
Recently, I’ve had a situation where I had to create a form for entering a product details, with a dropdown or autocomplete input for selecting product’s brand. If a user entered a non-existing brand, it had to be automatically created and assigned to product that the user was editing.