Most read blogs for March 2014

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March has come and gone, and it’s finally spring! The warmer weather is bound to bring everyone out of hibernation, and for those times when you’re craving your daily tech fix, check out our roundup of most read blog posts from last month. One thing is for sure, you love your Sublime Text 2 tutorials!  Take a look at the list and be sure to leave suggestions for topics that interest you!

1. How to create coupon codes in Magento – Beginner’s Turorial #1
Pixafy is a Magento Gold Solutions Partner with an advanced understanding of the platform.  In this tutorial we show you how to create basic coupon codes in Magento, providing three examples of different shopping cart rules that will help you set up rules for your own eCommerce store.

2. Sending emails progammatically in Magento
Here we show you how to send an email programmatically in Magento after a particular action has occurred. This can apply to you if you have a custom module that allows you to add a product to a list of favorites, and you would like to email the user that their list has been updated.

3. How to enqueue a custom stylesheet via functions.php in WordPress
WordPress expert and Pixafy front-end developer Rachel Vasquez shares her tips on how to enqueue a custom stylesheet when you do not want to (or have to) use a default stylesheet in WP.

4. Creating a Magento custom model
Yongji’s tutorial on how to create a Magento custom model continues to be a popular destination for our blog followers. In the tutorial, he takes you through the different steps in creating a model that uses a different name than the module name.

5. Tutorials, tips, and theming: Best of Sublime Text series
It’s a compilation of tutorials within a compilation of tutorials! Our roundup of Sublime Text articles is a great place to get all your ST2 information. We cover everything, including working with multiple cursors, package control, and plugins, just to name a few.

6. Sublime Text 2 advanced techniques [part 2]: Custom build systems
If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it! That’s our motto when it comes to sharing our insights on Sublime Text. This series dives into different plugins and extensions for the useful code editor.

7. Five handy Sublime Text tips
If you’re interested in learning more about multiple cursors, package control, themes, and layouts in Sublime Text, look no further than this post, one that started our Sublime Text series!

8. Fast caching in Backbone.js using localStorage
After attending the GothamJS conference in New York City, Software Engineer Darren Chen shared what he learned by writing this in-depth post on topics such as AngularJS, Backbone.js for mobile, and CSS3 Animation.

9. Overcoming Magento’s full-page cache through hole punching
Software Engineer Thomas Lackemann needed to find a solution for overlaying a registration modal, but only if the user is on the homepage or for every 5 clicks around the website. Find out how he did it! (Hint, the answer is in the title!)

10. Sublime Text 2 advanced techniques [part 1]
Our series on Sublime Text 2 is so popular that there are four different blog articles in this top 10 alone! This piece on advanced techniques covers topics such as ST2 Projects, Snippets, and more.

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