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Hyva Themes training on June 14th and 15th
Written by Jisse Reitsma on 13 May 2021
The Hyva Theme is taken the Magento community by surprise. A pleasant surprise. Where everybody was just sinking away in disappointment about the Luma frontend not being improved for years, Willem Wigman stood up and created something better: Hyva was born. And I'm proud to say that I'm joining this fresh movement by providing proper training 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
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
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
Written by Jisse Reitsma on 11 Apr 2021
I've heard it before: To use the
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
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 training - helps you to get started.
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.
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
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
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.