Category Allgemein

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, […]

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
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 […]

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