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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.
Vue Storefront 1 layouts and templates
Jisse Reitsma - March 28, 2021
Vue Storefront 1 its PWA architecture contains layouts and templates, which can be confusing at first. This free lesson - part of our Vue Storefront 1 On Demand training - explains bits of it.
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.
Reacticron 4: Call for speakers
Jisse Reitsma - March 1, 2021
Reacticon is happening again for the 4th time, this summer: From June 14th to 18th, the community gathers for exciting talks on Magento frontending. Got an idea to talk about? Let us know: The Call for Speakers is now open.
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?
Vue Storefront 1 online on-demand training
Jisse Reitsma - February 15, 2021
We are happy to announce a full-blown Vue Storefront 1 training, delivered on-demand, whenever you prefer. It is more than just a video-course. Let me explain why.
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.
Magento 2 `Yireo_Webp2` becomes `Yireo_NextGenImages`
Jisse Reitsma - December 29, 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.
Modernizing Vue Storefront 1
Jisse Reitsma - December 25, 2020
While Vue Storefront Next is on the horizon (well, it is already out there), Magento developers still need to do it with Vue Storefront 1. This sounds bad. But it is not. Vue Storefront 1 is powerful, as long as you stick to some modern practices, summed in this post.