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Magento involved in MageTestFest
Written by Jisse Reitsma on 17 Oct 2017
There's little time left before MageTestFest slaps us in the face: November 15th to 18th 2017, MageTestFest is held in The Netherlands. And Magento has a strong presence, even though MageTestFest is not an official Magento event. What is happening here? Is MageTestFest a Magento franchise? Or is something else at play?
Low budget options for MageTestFest
Written by Jisse Reitsma on 14 Oct 2017
With MageTestFest coming up in only 5 weeks, it is time to make up your minds: MageTestFest has all the ingredients to be the most unique Magento event of 2017. It would be a shame if you missed out. And because this might be a budget question as well, here are some tips to attend this developer event on a low budget.
Pacman and pulling a juan
Written by Jisse Reitsma on 21 Sep 2017
I was just at MeetMagento Poland which was a great event. And one thing that stood out was the note that Kuba Zwoliński made at the conference opening on pacman, a way of including more people. Unfortunately, we pulled a juan as well.
Inchoo sponsors MageTestFest
Written by Jisse Reitsma on 12 Sep 2017
Who doesn't know Inchoo? Their blog on Magento development is known to many and recently, the Inchoo team took it up to organize various awesome events. We are proud to welcome them as a sponsor of the unique MageTestFest. Who, what, where?
Byte sponsors MageTestFest
Written by Jisse Reitsma on 6 Sep 2017
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.
James Cowie speaks at MageTestFest
Written by Jisse Reitsma on 5 Sep 2017
Woohoo, we have James Cowie too! If you are a bit into testing within the Magento community, without doubt, you have bumped into Vinai and James and we are excited to have both speakers on stage with MageTestFest. So, what does James have to tell you?
MageTestFest has a location!
Written by Jisse Reitsma on 2 Sep 2017
For our amazing Magento developer conference in November - MageTestFest - we finally found a fitting location: Prodent Fabriek in Amersfoort, The Netherlands. Why? Because it breathes an industrial testy atmosphere that fits MageTestFest perfectly. Here's a sneak preview:
Do not depend on window.checkoutConfig
Written by Jisse Reitsma on 20 Aug 2017
window.checkoutConfig that contains useful stuff when dealing with the checkout logic (payment providers, checkout agreements, etcetera). However, using the
window object in your JS library is a wrong thing to do. How to deal with this annoying variable?
Yireo becomes member of Firegento
Written by Jisse Reitsma on 18 Aug 2017
If you know the Magento community in Germany, you know about Firegento: It organizes various community events in Germany and it also hosts a Satis repository of composer packages. We are proud that Yireo is now also an official Firegento member! Isn't that weird?
ViewModels in Magento 2
Written by Jisse Reitsma on 12 Aug 2017
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?
Mathias Verraes speaks at MageTestFest
Written by Jisse Reitsma on 8 Aug 2017
And we're proud to announce the next major speaker in line: Mathias Verraes. Many people in the Magento community don't know him yet - while they should. It's awesome to have this authoritative speaker come on stage with MageTestFest, for various reasons.