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Magento 2 backender bootcamp (March/April)

Magento 2 backender bootcamp (March/April)

April 9, 2024

In a few weeks time, Yireo kicks off another Magento 2 training program, this time dubbed as a bootcamp because it will dive into Magento 2 backend development for 4 days on a row. Want to go deep? This is for you.

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Setup a Magento module via setup:upgrade or not?

Setup a Magento module via setup:upgrade or not?

April 7, 2024

I'm seeing this quite frequently, Magento modules placed on GitHub with simple instructions: Install the files, then run setup:upgrade and you are done. It is a personal itch, so here it goes: Why run setup:upgrade and why not run setup:upgrade?

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Yireo Category Extended module for Magento 2

Yireo Category Extended module for Magento 2

March 29, 2024

For years, when people would ask me how to add a CMS page to the category menu of Magento, I would have told them to opt for a third party extension. Now I've got something else to tell them.

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Extending Shopware 6 in unwanted ways

Extending Shopware 6 in unwanted ways

March 19, 2024

When you are told to extend Shopware entities, the usual way to do this is by adding a custom entity extension. But this proofs to be a lot of work if you just want to add a single column. Here's the result of my hacking.

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Wire Magento and drive off

Wire Magento and drive off

March 18, 2024

If you haven't heard about Magewire, you should: It allows building complex scenarios in Magento in much less time, provided that Magento (server-side) is the source of truth. On April 17th, we are organizing a Magewire hackathon and you are invited.

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Magento E-commerce Manager training in April

Magento E-commerce Manager training in April

March 10, 2024

In April, Sander de Graaf is joining forces with Yireo to help merchants get the best out of their business: a Magento E-Commerce Manager training. Why? Because merchants can be overwhelmed (or underwhelmed) with those skills that are needed for dealing with e-commerce. Here's why and what.

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Magento Integration Testing training in May

Magento Integration Testing training in May

March 6, 2024

As a Magento backend developer, you will come across them many times: Integration tests. However, it can be hard to get started with writing your own tests for your own code, even harder when it is somebody else's code. On May 27th & 28th, we are organizing a Magento 2 Testing course in The Netherlands to help you cross over.

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A teacher is not a lead developer (and vice versa)

A teacher is not a lead developer (and vice versa)

February 13, 2024

Aka: Why does a teacher not need to have the experience of a lead developer? I write this, while being biased and running the risk of being too offensive. But I have been blamed for not having practical knowledge so often that I find myself defending this: A teacher is not a lead developer and a lead developer is not a teacher.

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Our agenda for 2024

Our agenda for 2024

January 29, 2024

It took a bit of time, but we finished off (a draft of) our agenda for 2024: Shopware & Magento courses, bootcamps, hackathons, events and more. Take your pick.

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