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Prefer require() over Magento declaritive notation
Jisse Reitsma - April 11, 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
Jisse Reitsma - April 2, 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
Jisse Reitsma - April 1, 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
Jisse Reitsma - March 22, 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
Jisse Reitsma - March 12, 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
Jisse Reitsma - March 8, 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)
Jisse Reitsma - February 25, 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
Jisse Reitsma - February 21, 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
Jisse Reitsma - January 6, 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.