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Phillip and Vinai talk about the journey to TDD and how to test effectively in Magento

  • 2:30 Getting started in TDD
  • 11:00 Moving away from EcomDev PHPUnit
  • 12:45 Testing without fixtures
  • 16:40 Mocking
  • 18:55 Testing setup scripts
  • 21:45 Testing boilerplate code
  • 23:14 Bad habits broken because of testing
  • 24:30 Treating the framework as a plugin
  • 28:10 Decoupling from ORM
  • 32:36 TDD with Magento2
  • 33:44 Advice for newcomers on getting started with TDD

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It’s all about the forums.

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Yo, daylight saving’s time is hard ya’ll. Plus, PCI and security, the PHP League, and MageHero news.

  • 2:15 Reminiscing on Magento of old and on what’s to come
  • 7:50 MageHero Mentions
    • 10:15 Rabbit trail about PHP packages and The League Of Extraordinary Packages
  • 17:55 Fun with DST
  • 20:16 PCI / Security
  • 25:39 News / Extensions

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The guys geek out about Magento Imagine 2015, the new Magento 2 admin theme and chat about various email conversion tactics.

  • 3:35 eBay News
  • 7:50 Magento2 New / Rumors
  • 18:04 MageMail Update
  • 24:55 How long should sessions live?
  • 28:54 Huge Announcement

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  • 4:35 Magento Unconference
  • 12:02 Mental Health Discussion
  • 24:09 Best/Funniest Mistakes
  • 28:05 Continued Mental Health Discussion
  • 32:49 Other talks
  • 48:38 MageHero posts

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The guys hate on popup modals, discuss space elevators, and have the worst Lightning Round ever.

  • 06:10 Bait and Switch
  • 09:15 PayPal Affiliate Hijacking Extensions
  • 13:00 Ecommerce Hall Of Shame – mottandbow.com
  • 17:27 When should you not use Magento?
  • 26:05 MageMail Update
  • 31:40 Frictionless Ecommerce
  • 44:29 Launchpad
  • 47:42 Lightning Round
  • Do not install this extension
  • Do you plan to promote podcast in other streams?
  • Favorite Chocolate?
  • 54:52 MageHero
  • 56:45 Accessiblity
  • 59:56 Linify.com

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The guys give dating advice and introduce a new segment – the “eCommerce Hall of Shame”

  • 02:48 Investing in stocks
  • 06:35 MageMail Update
  • 10:43 Ecommerce Hall Of Shame
  • 18:34 Magento based MMORPG
  • 21:15 Magento Joke of the Week
  • 22:20 Dating Advice for Magento Developers
  • 27:25 MageStackDay Update
  • 31:43 Magento Imagine News
  • 36:47 Contact Form Shoutouts
  • 47:05 Lightning Round
    • Rick Buczynski – Secret internally built modules
    • Annoying developer routines you can’t automate
    • David Alexander – Do you run everything through Magento cron?
    • MageEngage – Height, weight, shoe size?

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The guys talk about the new kid on the block: “MageEngage”

  • 01:19 Phil Winkle, LLC – Coming Soon
  • 03:00 MageMail update
  • 09:00 MageEngage
  • 14:03 One Size Does Not Fit All
  • 30:33 MageHero Updates / Community News
  • 43:29 Magento Security Patch Release SUPEE-5344
  • 45:30 Lightning Round
    • First Extension Built
    • How do you setup a Magento project
    • How long does it take to get Phil’s hair done
    • What is the #1 site running Magento
  • 55:42 Pre-Imagine Hackathon
  • #MageTalkSponsorship

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The guys drop fat beats while issuing knowledge bombs in the new “Lightning Round” segment

  • 4:30 Magento News
  • 8:25 Sites on Magento
  • 11:49 Thanks Phillip
  • 18:29 Boston Marathon / Brent Peterson
  • 20:02 Weight loss discussion
  • 22:17 Lighting Round
    • Tom Robertshaw “this is awesome”
    • Deployment strategies
    • Magento Upgrades
    • Javascript patterns in Magento (Kris Brown)
    • Checklists
    • MageMail update
    • Extensions

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The guys interview Sander Mangel while “mangle”-ing his name. Muggles are mentioned.

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