FireGento Blog

May
11
2018

A help to convince your partner to accompany you

Picture by freestocks.org from Unsplash Many people tell us: The Hackathons are great, but it is always a hard decision to swap the weekend together with my partner for it. Our suggestion is to bring your partner along and share a fun time in Leipzig. So maybe you discuss with your partner to come along and the […]

Dec
24
2017

Türchen 24: This is Magento Community!

Dear community, Tobias Vogt, from webguys took care of the advent calendar the last years. But as you may know, time can be quite short if you have a good and full life. So it happened, that I asked him on the 27th of November: “What about the advent calender” and the answer was like […]

Dec
23
2017

Türchen 23: Keep the dependencies in Magento 2 module up-to-date

Composer package manager became a standard when it comes to modules, themes, language packages for Magento 2 platform. It is a good way to keep all dependencies up to date with 3rd party libraries which provides utilities for the package. Even though, custom Magento 2 module extends existing Magento 2 modules which come out-of-box the […]

Dec
22
2017

Türchen 22: All your infrastructure are belong to us

Computing has become a ubiquitous and fundamental part of our everyday life. But it was not all this way, the role of computing has steadily increased in both it’s availability and importance until today, where the management of practically every complex system has been deferred to a computer of some kind or other. Managing these […]

Dec
21
2017

Türchen 21: PWA: the unicorns of e-commerce

PWA: the unicorns of e-commerce We have all heard the newest buzzword: Progressive Web Apps. How they are the future of all mankind, here to end wars, bring peace, save rainbows and much more. They are a combination of Khaleesi and Yoda: here to fight this horrendous monstrosity called “Slow Websites”. In the process, they […]

Dec
20
2017

Türchen 20: Importing a bunch of products using M2IF

M2IF stands for (Magento 2 Import Framework). The idea behind M2IF is to provide a framework that allows developers to implement their own, custom Magento 2 import application. Basically M2IF provides a set of components, that provides the necessary functionality therefore. To make things more comfortable, it comes with a fully functional CLI sample application, […]

Dec
19
2017

Türchen 19: 🐰 Use an AMQP broker on Magento 2 CE. Keep the carrots 🥕.

Well well well. It’s time for Christmas! And as a gift I would like to explain few things about AMQP brokers and how we use RabbitMQ on our Magento 2 CE websites. How does AMQP work? First of all, AMQP stands for Advanced Message Queuing Protocol. It is a protocol, brought to you by JP […]

Dec
18
2017

Türchen 18: B2B Is Serious Business

Now I know B2B is serious business. I mean, B2B has twice the amount of business as B2C. It is so often portrayed as boring with stern looking faces and dark suits but it doesn’t need to be! B2B is the new black. It’s sexy. It’s exciting! And there is so much opportunity that we […]

Dec
17
2017

Türchen 17: The Future of Localiz(s)ation in Magento

🎶 Those of you around for the announcement of Magento 1 may recall one… of the most significant features, of allll… 🎶 Serving catalog and marketing content for multiple locales from one cohesive application instance is a Big Deal®. Those of you who are new (or at least newer) to the world of digital commerce […]

Dec
16
2017

Türchen 16: 6 Ways to be Inclusive in the Magento Community

Am I the only one who finds themselves saying “Yes, absolutely, I’ll contribute a blog post!” and then sits at their laptop with wartime flashbacks of university papers wondering what on earth to choose as a topic? For the 2016 Advent Calendar, I wrote about what happens when the Magento community works together. 2016 was, […]

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