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Within the Magento 2 architecture, there are numerous ways of changing the behaviour of the original code. Dependency Injection allows for tricks with types and virtual types. However, the three main ways of modifying original code are preferences, observers and Plugins.

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Now that Magento has announced Magento PWA Studio to be upcoming, more or less simultaneously with the release of Magento 2.3 (which focuses heavily on making PWAs possible in the first place), the market is on the move. Is PWA really going to be the next thing? What is it all about?

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The year 2018 has already started - and my first 2 weeks of this brand new year were a blast. But I felt that it was a good idea anyway to come with a write-up of what kind of goals Yireo has in 2018. Because we have many.

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Lately, the topics of diversity and inclusion have been on my mind a lot. Not just because of Kevin Spacey, but because some personal comments I heard from a (female) friend in the Magento community. And since, I have talked a lot with people on this. Now, if you look at the character that MageTestFest (an international developer event taking place 1 week from now) has, you might get the impression that this event is only a boys-thing. Time to prove you wrong!

Read more: MageTestFest is for women too

No great conference is complete without great sponsors. And we are happy to announce that our first sponsor is Byte, a well-known hosting provider from The Netherlands. Let's see what they are up to and how they enhance the MageTestFest conference of November 17th, 2017.

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With Magento 2.2 on the roadmap for September, various new improvements popped up on the radar. One of these is the concept of ViewModels, offloading features from Block classes into separate ViewModel classes. But do we need to wait until Magento 2.2 before we can use these ViewModels?

Read more: ViewModels in Magento 2