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Gravity Forms Popup Widget updated to version 0.5 – Supports open on button click.

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On the WordPress.org forum I was asked, can my plugin be opened only on pressing a button.

Since it was requested by 2 people I desided to add this functionality so here is an update to version 0.5 of the Gravity Forms Popup Widget Plugin.

Have fun šŸ™‚

Written by Alex (Shurf) Frenkel

February 11, 2012 at 2:27 pm

Zend Framework – Howto Autoload a model inside your module!

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I have lost about an hour today battling this. I have a normal ZF directory structure:
/Application

/modules

/default

/controllers

/moduls

/views

/admin

/controllers

/moduls

/views

But for some reasoneĀ  file located in /admin/moduls was not loaded authomaticly.

The problem was in missing Bootstrap.php located in the module root directory. It looks like this extention from Zend_Application_Module_Bootstrap makes the trick.

So all you have to do is to add a class:

class Admin_Bootstrap extends Zend_Application_Module_Bootstrap {}

And it will work!

Written by Alex (Shurf) Frenkel

August 28, 2011 at 1:38 pm

jQGrid with Zend Framework Updated

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Recently I had some time to update the fork I have of the jQGrid encapsulation for Zend Framework.

Among the things updated is:
* Support for jQGrid 4.1.
* Support for methods in options.
* 2 new decorators
* New special decorator, a multi select element on grid search.
* Support for advanced search

And many more…
You can locate the code at my GitHub:

If you dont use jQGrid it is an Ajax-enabled JavaScript control that provides solutions for representing and manipulating tabular data on the web.

Written by Alex (Shurf) Frenkel

August 22, 2011 at 7:19 pm

Open2010 – Israel open souce conference – Not really open

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You would think that an Open Source conference would be free, or at a low price.

Well you would be mistaken at least for Israel’s Open 2010 conference.

I looks like the price is 140 USD (500 NIS) per person, which is the highest I have ever seen until now.

It would be interesting to know how many people of the community will attend.

I would not.

Written by Alex (Shurf) Frenkel

May 28, 2010 at 10:47 am

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