Recap Meet Magento 2017 Germany

Recap Meet Magento 2017 Germany

After attending my 10th Meet Magento in Germany (yes I missed one) and coming back to work, I think it is time for a short recap. This years Meet Magento probably was the biggest one in terms of number of attendants (800, according to the organizers). The location was at it’s limits for that amount of people. Luckily the weather was sunny so people could get outside and get some space. The next years Meet Magento will probably / hopefully…

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Review of the Magento Imagine 2017 from a personal point of view and a frontend perspective

Review of the Magento Imagine 2017 from a personal point of view and a frontend perspective

The Imagine: The Magento event as such! To me as an USA newbie on the one hand interesting because the conference takes place in Las Vegas, to me as a frontend developer on the other hand interesting because you can learn much about how Magento itself, but the community as well – like other developers, agencies and webshop operators – are working with the e-commerce platform and continuously developing it further. Let’s start at the beginning: Las Vegas is truly…

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My personal recap of Magento Imagine 2017 in Las Vegas

My personal recap of Magento Imagine 2017 in Las Vegas

It was the second time that I attended the Magento Imagine. Last year the conference was characterized by the motto „We are Magento“. This year the word „E-Commerce Platform“ stays in my mind. Before I start my summary of the conference, I would like to tell a little bit about our trip … We startet our #RoadToImagine from Frankfurt/Main. After a 9h flight we (Maria, Ralf, Alex and me) arrived in Houston (Texas). There we had time to grab some pizzas after a…

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Use EavSetup to Import Attributes

Use EavSetup to Import Attributes

I recently had the issue that I needed to use the \Magento\Eav\Setup\EavSetup outside the setup-context. To be a bit more concrete, I wanted to import attribute-sets, attributes and attribute-options without using an install-script. My first idea was in magento2 you can easily inject the ‘EavSetup’ via constructor injection and then use it in your own class First try So I injected into my class which worked out well in the development-mode.

But using the same code with the production-mode a…

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Use Swagger to generate a full functional Magento API Client

Use Swagger to generate a full functional Magento API Client

Magento 2 comes with a nice swagger schema which describes the Webapi. The Magento guys were very clever to choose swagger. It not only comes with a schema, but moreover it is a complete interactive API client as well. A swagger schema is a JSON document to formalize the REST API. Formalized documents have the big advantage that you can process the data with a machine. One idea I had was to create a PHP API for the Magento 2 API. Fortunately the swagger…

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Nice to know: Install N98-Magerun via Composer

Nice to know: Install N98-Magerun via Composer

There is a so far merely undocumented installation procedure for Magerun that is extremely handy in project configurations. You just require Magerun within the Magento project and you can then execute it from the vendor’s bin folder:

Afterwards if you commit the composer.json  and composer.lock  files it is a take-away for the whole team. So it is regardless whether you’re running it locally, inside a docker container or a complete different system. After composer install, n98-magerun2 is available…

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Introducing MageDeploy2

Introducing MageDeploy2

In our recent post series about Deploying Magento2 using Jenkins and deployer I was showing you how our Deployments are set up. In case you haven’t read them and are interested in the details here are the links: History and Overview of Magento2 Deployment Jenkins Build-Pipeline Setup (building assets, controlling the deployment) Releasing to Production (delivering code and assets, managing releases) Future Prospect (cloud deployment, artifacts) During the time of writing those articles I realized quite some improvements and generalizations that could be…

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