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Understanding Shopware 6 PHPDocs annotations
Jisse Reitsma - October 10, 2022
In any modern PHP codebase, there are PHP comments to enhance the application: Varying from simple comments to annotations and even Attributes. In Shopware 6, this is no different. But there are some annotations that require a bit more details to understand properly. Here it goes.
ElasticSearch cluster health is yellow, which is ok?
Jisse Reitsma - August 31, 2022
ElasticSearch is nowadays everywhere in the ecosystem of Magento (and Shopware slowly as well). With Magento 2.4, ElasticSearch was added to the system requirements. But even though numerous developers are using ElasticSearch in production and in development, it is quite common to see that the ElasticSearch cluster to be yellow in color. Is this ok?
Comparison of Vue Storefront for Magento and for Shopware
Jisse Reitsma - August 18, 2022
Recently - end of July - the Magento 2 integration of Vue Storefront 2 saw the daylight (well, it was already out there but July 20th marked the first stable release). Because of this, I felt it was a good idea to compare the integration with Magento 2 with Shopware PWA (the Vue Storefront 2 integration with Shopware 6). Apples and pears.
The confusing proposition of Shopware PWA
Jisse Reitsma - June 30, 2022
Even though the title might be a bit click-bait-ish, I'm quite serious about this: Shopware PWA is a great solution that I'm personally fond of. But is it promoted in the right way? Does its messaging reach the right goals and the right audience?
Peek at the architecture of the Yireo Courseware Portal
Jisse Reitsma - May 30, 2022
Slowly we have been expanding our On-Demand training portfolio and in the middle of all these offerings is the Yireo Courseware Portal: Because it's setup is a nice example of how to build a SaaS relying on Magento plus microservices, here's a peek in the kitchen.
The Vue proposal of Shopware
Jisse Reitsma - April 18, 2022
A Webpack plugin for Vue Storefront 2 theme inheritance
Jisse Reitsma - April 8, 2022
Few weeks back I gave a talk on the Vue Storefront 2 integration with Magento 2 (during the VSF2 India meetup organized by Aureate Labs). And last week I gave a custom in-house training on Shopware PWA. And with both events, I bumped into limitations of the overriding mechanism of VSF2. And then I found out I already had a solution for that: A Webpack plugin you could easily integrate into Nuxt.
My favorite browser extensions
Jisse Reitsma - January 28, 2022
I'm a Magento guy. And I'm a Shopware guy. And with that, both backend development and frontend development involve the browser on a regular basis. A proper development environment therefore not only involves a IDE, but browser extensions as well. Here is my favorite list:
Yireo in 2022
Jisse Reitsma - January 8, 2022
The New Year is there, 2022 has started. And amidst all turmoil of the pandemic, I'll peak ahead to what is waiting for Yireo (and perhaps you, if Yireo has something to offer that you like).
Vue Single File Components for Shopware 6
Jisse Reitsma - August 6, 2021
Shopware 6 ships with Vue, so people say. But as soon as they find out that Shopware implements Vue a bit differently, they start wondering why you can't use Vue SFC (Single File Components). Well, you can. Here's what, why and how.
Jisse Reitsma - June 14, 2021
Shopware PWA training in July
Jisse Reitsma - June 1, 2021
This July - in the European mornings of 12th and 13th - we are organizing our first Shopware PWA online training. We are pretty excited about this, not only because Shopware PWA is a great headless solution, but also because it is in fact our first Vue Storefront Next training. Here is what is up.