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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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Agency access to all Yireo courseware

Agency access to all Yireo courseware

January 22, 2024

Kickstarted 3 years ago, the number of On-Demand video courses at Yireo is steadily growing - currently, 11 courses with in total over 103 hours of videos. And per request, we are now making it easier for agencies to give all in-house developers access.

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The Yireo website has been refactored a bit

The Yireo website has been refactored a bit

January 14, 2024

Ok, ok, it's not huge news. But I found it funny to share anyway: The Yireo site has been refactored, not necessarily refactored, but it is mainly the underlying technology that got a facelift: Plates, Tailwind.

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A new video course on Hyvä Checkout development ... in Early Bird

A new video course on Hyvä Checkout development ... in Early Bird

January 8, 2024

For the last months, I have been working hard to create a new course. And now the main portion of the work is done, ready to share with you: A video course on Hyvä Checkout to help Magento developers to concur this cool new checkout fast. And it is currently in Early Bird stage.

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What a year 2023

What a year 2023

December 18, 2023

The end of 2023 is nearing. And what a year it has been! At the level of Yireo but also on a personal level, I have seen ups and downs - a laugh and a tear. It is time to do a (personal) review of the year.

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Getting started with the Mage-OS distribution

Getting started with the Mage-OS distribution

November 24, 2023

The Mage-OS distribution is here. It was released early October 2023 and it has seen a steady growth of installs. I got started with it myself, encountered some issues and found it fun to blog about. Here it is.

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Mage-OS 1.0 is here

Mage-OS 1.0 is here

November 14, 2023

It actually already came out a month ago (October 9th): Mage-OS 1.0.0 (quickly followed by 1.0.1 because of Magento 2.4.6-p3). Woohoo, the distribution is here. But what does it mean? Will it break things? Should you upgrade? Is the world coming to an end?

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Shopware Store API explained

Shopware Store API explained

November 8, 2023

Shopware offers a Store API to allow for headless frontends to be built, amongst other things. The Store API is based upon Routes that receive request parameters and output JSON. If you follow the docs, you can make them work. But how are they actually working internally?

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