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Study Magento PWA Studio when you are ready for it

Study Magento PWA Studio when you are ready for it

Written by Jisse Reitsma on 8 May 2021

After some months of hard work, it is finally here: My Magento PWA Studio On-Demand training is now live. Not just videos, but full student notes, lab exercises and teacher support (from me) as well. If you are wondering how to get started with PWA Studio, you can either experiment on your own or take the fast track with this easy investment.

Rescheduling Reacticon 4 to this October 2021

Rescheduling Reacticon 4 to this October 2021

Written by Jisse Reitsma on 5 May 2021

Service notice: We needed to move Reacticon 4 from June 2021 (a month away) to October 2021. Because of circumstances (both professional and personal) we felt it was a better idea to have a bit more time preparing for things. That being said, make sure to put it in your agenda because you do not want to miss this: October 11-15.

Pick the Magento frontend that you prefer

Pick the Magento frontend that you prefer

Written by Jisse Reitsma on 16 Apr 2021

There used to be only one frontend for Magento 2: Based on XML layout, PHTML templating, LESS, RequireJS, KnockoutJS, jQuery and much more - the Luma frontend is highly extensible but therefore also highly complicated. However, we have seen a rise of new frontends in the last couple of years. And this brings up a vital question: Which frontend are you going to use?

Prefer require() over Magento declaritive notation

Prefer require() over Magento declaritive notation

Written by Jisse Reitsma on 11 Apr 2021

I've heard it before: To use the x-magento-init or data-mage-init syntax for loading Magento scripts, instead of using a simple inline require() call. Just because Magento says so. But is that really a good practice? Let's do a comparison.

Shopware 6 Creating a CLI command

Shopware 6 Creating a CLI command

Written by Jisse Reitsma on 2 Apr 2021

When getting started with Shopware 6 development, creating a new CLI command is one of the first scenarios you could / should bump to it. This free lesson - part of our Shopware 6 Backend Development On Demand training - helps you to get started.

Comparison between Magento and Shopware

Comparison between Magento and Shopware

Written by Jisse Reitsma on 1 Apr 2021

With Magento and Shopware competing with each other and also with Yireo - born in the Magento community - exploring Shopware nowadays as well, we found it to be good to compare Magento and Shopware and see which one is better.

Vue Storefront 1 layouts and templates

Vue Storefront 1 layouts and templates

Written by Jisse Reitsma on 28 Mar 2021

Vue Storefront 1 its PWA architecture contains layouts and templates, which can be confusing at first. This free lesson - part of our Vue Storefront 1 On Demand training - explains bits of it.

Magento 1 End-Of-Love

Magento 1 End-Of-Love

Written by Jisse Reitsma on 22 Mar 2021

Magento 1 has served us well. It shaped Yireo as a company and as a brand. It shaped who I am today. But now, about 9 months after the official End-of-Life of Magento 1, it is time to say goodbye. It is our End-Of-Love as well.

Youtube videos on Shopware for Magento devs

Youtube videos on Shopware for Magento devs

Written by Jisse Reitsma on 12 Mar 2021

I'm proud to announce a video series, that I have put together in collaboration with Shopware 6, to help developers that have experience with Magento 2 to get started with Shopware 6. And it has plenty to offer for Shopware 6 devs as well!

Magento extensions need GraphQL support

Magento extensions need GraphQL support

Written by Jisse Reitsma on 8 Mar 2021

Magento extensions need to support GraphQL. A simple statement. I'm not sure how to make more out of it. Perhaps you are familiar with this point and you agree it. Otherwise, keep reading.

Reacticron 4: Call for speakers

Reacticron 4: Call for speakers

Written by Jisse Reitsma on 1 Mar 2021

Reacticon is happening again for the 4th time, this summer: From June 14th to 18th, the community gathers for exciting talks on Magento frontending. Got an idea to talk about? Let us know: The Call for Speakers is now open.

Join our ExtDN Open Chat meetup (March 11th)

Join our ExtDN Open Chat meetup (March 11th)

Written by Jisse Reitsma on 25 Feb 2021

The worlds current lockdown prevents us from attending conferences, while there is actually so much to debate in the current Magento ecosystem. ExtDN comes to the rescue by organizing regular meetups for anyone to attend. The first session - March 11th - will be focused upon the future of Magento extensibility. Make sure to join us!

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