Category Adventcalendar

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
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
15
2017

Türchen 15: Magento Performance Monitoring with Grafana dashboards and alerts

So it’s almost Christmas, nearly a week to go. So in the spirit op Christmas I want to share something with you. People how know me know I love speed. Not the drugs you silly ;-). No, I love the speed of acceleration, the faster the better. That’s why I am a “Speed Junky”. In […]

Dec
11
2017

Türchen 11: Avoid more bugs with next level static code analysis

Static code analysis has been around for a while and in the PHP world this is most often synonymous with using PHP_CodeSniffer. It is mostly used to enforce (subtly suggest) using a certain coding style. However coding styles are just that, a style – even if your code is unfashionable, it can still create a correct […]

Dec
7
2017

Türchen 7: Better Blocks: Magento 2 PHP View Models

Magento 2 Blocks Since the very beginning of Magento 1, all server side view layer logic was encapsulated in Block classes. This approach has not changed in Magento 2 (so far). Last week I had the chance to talk to Anton Kril of Magento and he told me I should consider switching to a new […]

Dec
6
2017

Türchen 6: Magento 2 Deployment mit Capistrano

Einen schönen Nikolaustag, euch allen! Ich hoffe der Nikolaus, oder auch Nikolo – wie er in Österreich auch genannt wird – bringt euch heute eine Kleinigkeit. All jenen, die gestern nicht der Krampus geholt hat, darf ich heute meinen Beitrag zum Adventskalender näher bringen: Magento 2 Deployment mit Capistrano. Wer kennt das nicht: Nach Tage/Wochen/Monaten harter […]

Dec
4
2017

Türchen 4: Magento 2 Contribution

Christmas is the time of giving and mince pies, but since I am in Germany and cannot get mincemeat let’s focus on the giving. In this case I will be looking at giving from the point of view of open source contributions. More specifically, pull requests to the Magento 2 project. Let’s say you are working […]

Dec
2
2017

Türchen 2: Hackathons, organizers point of view

When I started to organize my first hackathon for firegento, I was looking for a checklist, a how-to or a tipps & tricks, like you find them for weddings or festivals, in order to have it a little bit easier and to become confident. And now a couple of hackathons later, I would like to […]

Dec
1
2017

Türchen 1: To earn more money, we need faster shops – Lizards and Pumpkins (?&?)

Every year, we had an adventcalendar on webguys.de. Checkout the posts from the last years 2016, 2014 and 2013. Due to the fact that webguys.de is a blog by three German developers and this started in the German community, many of the posts are in German. But more and more of the new posts are in English, […]

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