Mailtrap with Symfony, testing emails has never been so easy

Today I would like to write about a service that we use daily during development and pre-production, Mailtrap. Mailtrap is a fake SMTP server for development teams to test, view and share emails sent from the development and staging environments without spamming real customers. To set it up is very easy and for 1 inbox is also free. Simply hit

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Create and test a custom cron job in Magento

During one of my latest Magento projects I had to create custom cron jobs, so I decided to write a small how to guide, that might help you do the same. First off you will need a new custom bundle. In app/etc/modules/New_Module.xml <?xml version=”1.0″?> <config> <modules> <New_Module> <active>true</active> <codePool>local</codePool> </New_Module> </modules> </config> In app/code/local/New/Module/etc <?xml version=”1.0″?> <config> <modules> <New_Module> <version>0.0.1</version>

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Translation for J2t Reward Points csv file for Magento.

Translation for J2t Reward Points csv file for Magento.   J2T Reward Points + Referral program VA is an excellent extension for Magento that overcomes the limitation of Magento on this matter. The plugin works like a charm, on 1.7.0 till and I have been using it on countless project. It is not a free extension but 47$ are well worth

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Magento shipping method country codes

Table rates for Magento shipping method country codes I often found my self to fill in table rates for Magento shipping method, and got errors as I inserted the wrong codes. Here an useful table containing all the codes. I would suggest to download the CSV file from Magento to make sure you have the right format. Enjoy. Country 2

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