Archives December 2018

Dec
7
2018

Split off requests to micro services

Magento and additional Microservices: What a dream team! We started as probably many of you also did: with Magento and some additional extensions to add missing features and bring value to the customer. Over time it became more and more and luckily the business flourishing. By this we encountered areas in which Magento is well […]

Dec
7
2018

Would an Angular PWA be the better Venia theme for Magento2?

There shouldn´t be the question if it would be better. The question should be for who? Really nobody likes this Angular vs React stuff, every solution has it’s pros and cons. The essential question is would you choose Angular because you know React is not the right tool in this case for your customer? Sometimes […]

Dec
4
2018

Why is Magento 2 so difficult?

TL;DR Magento 2 has a lot of awesome new approaches to day-to-day issues, but also suites the classical Magento mantra “Let’s make standards the Magento Way™” If you give it a chance and find your way around the quirks of it, it’s not so difficult at all. They are using standard components Magento 2 switched […]

Dec
3
2018

Dying well: How to conduct an effective post mortem (failure analysis)

Being a software developer drives one fundamental lesson into you: Software is not reliable. Now, by and large the services that we use every day are extremely reliable. To my memory Google Search has essentially never been “down”, and when Facebook went down it was national news. Each of these services still experience regular failures. […]

Dec
2
2018

Firegento Advent 2018 – Giving back to the Community

Welcome to another year of the advent calendar. A lot happened this year, and one prominent topic was definitively the acquisition of Magento by Adobe. But, Magento is more then a Company, it’s a Community. A Community which promotes Magento, contributes to it, and drives the ecosystem. Maybe the Company needs the Community even more, […]