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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.
Join our ExtDN Open Chat meetup (March 11th)
Written by Jisse Reitsma on 25 Feb 2021
The worlds current lockdown prevents us from attending conferences, while there is actually so much to debate in the current Magento ecosystem. ExtDN comes to the rescue by organizing regular meetups for anyone to attend. The first session - March 11th - will be focused upon the future of Magento extensibility. Make sure to join us!
Magento PWA Studio, Vue Storefront or Hyva? They all suck
Written by Jisse Reitsma on 21 Feb 2021
If you have been following the Magento news for the last years, you have noticed that PWA is the future! However, recently, Willem Wigman shook the community by releasing his Hyva Theme alternative. So, now this is the future. Or is it still PWA?
A faster Docker for ElasticSearch
Written by Jisse Reitsma on 6 Jan 2021
In the last couple of years, my development stack has become larger: MySQL and PHP were always in there, just like Redis. But - since I'm playing with Magento 2.4, Shopware 6 and Vue Storefront - ElasticSearch has been added to that stack as well. To guarantee my productivity, I tried to make it as fast as possible. Here's my setup.
Magento 2 `Yireo_Webp2` becomes `Yireo_NextGenImages`
Written by Jisse Reitsma on 29 Dec 2020
For some time now, I've been maintaining the Yireo_Webp2 module, which replaces JPG and PNG images on-the-fly with WebP images, which are usually much smaller. This module is now being merged with Yireo_NextGenImages. Why? Keep reading.