WebViewChromium – still MIA

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Update 10/31/2013: The WebViewChromium is now implemented in Android 4.4 KitKat! If you’ve ever used WebView in Android, you know that its a double edged sword. On the one hand being able to bring the full power of HTML and Javascript into a section of your application frees you up from vastly more complicated native… Read more »

Caching in extensions

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TYPO3 4.3 features a new caching framework, which has been backported from FLOW3. The framework (should one choose to use it – more on that later) allows placement of default TYPO3 caches in DB tables, files, memcached, APC, or any other backend that can be created by implementing a PHP interface. But even more –… Read more »

No Cache reason

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Now when calling $TSFE->set_no_cache(), a reason can be provided and logged, making it easier to find why cache was disabled on a page. Ex: $TSFE->set_no_cache(‘Reached an unstable condition in extension xyz’); More info: Fix #11669: Provide a reason for why $TSFE->set_no_cache() has been triggered http://bugs.typo3.org/view.php?id=11669


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New key in EM_CONF array, ‘doNotLoadInFE’ can be set to “1” for extensions that are only used in backend and have no front end components. This speeds up the frontend generation process, since extensions not doing anything in the FE will not be loaded on FE calls. More info: RFC #11474: Store separate extlist for… Read more »

Front Editing tt_news records

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One of the major features in TYPO3 4.3 is the advanced frontend editing. Although its not part of the official distribution, it is available as an extension, and adds amazing functionality to your TYPO3 driven site. But did you know that you can edit any other record in the frontend using feeditadvanced functionality? Here is… Read more »