geschrieben von Ivan Nosyk
am 19. November 2018 - 9:19

Recently more and more people online bring up the topic of soft skills, its importance at the workplace and influence on the overall hierarchy and mood within the company.
But today I would like to cover its impact on the general productivity and draw a line between soft and so-called “hard skills” and also I would like to dispel a myth of importance soft skills only for managers.

Where all of that came from?

Let’s get back to the origins. The first thing that struck me when I was planning to write this article was why so many people call them “soft” if it takes years to acquire them, which is hard work indeed. And I tried to track down its origin back in time. The very first mention of it dates back to the U.S. Army in the 70s. And it was all about training soldiers. In short, when all the groups of soldiers were trained, all the same, one group was excelled some way. Digging into the process it was discovered that those soldiers were trained a bit unordinary…

geschrieben von Christian Münch
am 18. November 2018 - 11:06

With the next major release of n98-magerun2 we will drop our official support of old Magento 2.0.x instances. This does not mean that n98-magerun2 will not work anymore. Our version archive contains all old n98-magerun2 release. Feel free to use the latest compatible phar file for your old shop (
We also drop support of the old PHP versions 5.5 and 5.6.

Why do you drop the support?

It is more and more difficult to provide a compatible n98-magerun2 version for the up to date Magento versions. With every new release of Magento 2 the number of used third party dependencies of the Magento 2 Core and n98-magerun2 has to be checked. This is not possible anymore, because Magento 2 will constantly upgrading the…

geschrieben von Elizabeth Van Dyke
am 15. November 2018 - 18:57

Magento merchant uses HiConversion and PayPal to increase their conversion rate

geschrieben von Sonja Riesterer
am 14. November 2018 - 10:46

TL,DR; Ich war bei der Konferenz MageTitans in Manchester. Es war super.

Am letzten Freitag bin ich nach Manchester geflogen, um an der Konferenz MageTitans Manchester teilzunehmen. MageTitans ist ein jährlich stattfindendes Event für Entwickler. Hinter dieser Veranstaltung stehen die Mitarbeiter der in Manchester ansässigen Firma Space 48 sowie einer unabhängigen Organisation namens Manchester Digital.

MageTitans gibt es nun schon seit einigen Jahren, wobei diese Veranstaltungsreihe berühmt geworden ist für das exzellente inhaltliche Angebot in den Vorträgen. Auch wenn die Ableger in Mailand, Valencia, Texas, Mexiko und den Niederlanden alle samt sehenswert sind, geht doch nichts über das Original aus Manchester. Aus diesem Grund war ich ganz besonders glücklich, als ich die Chance bekam, in die…

geschrieben von Elizabeth Van Dyke
am 14. November 2018 - 1:56

AB InBev makes 500 of the most famous beer brands on the planet. When they needed a B2B platform, they chose the most versatile name in Commerce.

geschrieben von Elizabeth Van Dyke
am 13. November 2018 - 1:08

Here's a closer look at the innovations and the awesome new opportunities they bring to digital commerce

geschrieben von
am 12. November 2018 - 13:18
In my longer introduction to PHP generators we didn’t talk much about a generator’s “key” values. In other words — when presented with code like this function someGeneratorFunction() { yield 'foo'; yield 'baz'; yield 'bar'; } $generator = someGeneratorFunction(); foreach($generator as $key=>$value) { echo $key,"\n"; } What will the value of $key be? For the above code, the answer is pretty simple — the $key will be an integer that counts up. The first time we ask for a value from the generator (foo) the key will be 0. The second time we ask for a value (baz) the value […]
geschrieben von Dmytro Cheshun
am 12. November 2018 - 8:58

Magento provides the Cart Price Rules marketing feature, which allows applying discounts to items in the shopping cart, based on a set of conditions. The discount can be applied automatically as soon as the conditions are met, or when the customer enters a valid coupon code. The coupon codes can be generated per cart price rule via admin panel in Marketing -> Cart Price Rulessection. However, sometimes we need to automate this process. Let’s find out how to create a cart price rule and generate coupon codes programmatically in Magento 2.

First of all, we create a service class intended to generate coupon codes using the default coupon generator (\Magento\SalesRule\Model\CouponGenerator). This service can be reused in future in case we want to generate the coupon codes by a scheduled CRON job. Or we can even additionally…

geschrieben von Elizabeth Van Dyke
am 9. November 2018 - 6:20

With holidays just around the corner, now is the perfect time to get some experiments set up to capture more mobile sales.  

geschrieben von Elizabeth Van Dyke
am 8. November 2018 - 2:38

Lessons learned from the ghosts of holiday emails past

geschrieben von
am 6. November 2018 - 19:19
Despite maintaining an open source version of their code base, there were a lot of things about a pre-Adobe Magento that gave a lot us in the open source world cause for — not alarm exactly — but some heavy side-eye. One of those was Magento’s approach to composer. On one hand — huzzah! Composer support! On the other hand — Magento distributes code via their own opaque, credentials required, composer repository. This has a few downsides. First, unlike packagist based packages, there’s no way to quickly know that the packages you get from Magento’s repository match what’s available in […]
geschrieben von Ethan
am 6. November 2018 - 10:40

It should go without saying, but social media (especially in recent years) is a powerful tool that both individual entrepreneurs and businesses can use to their advantage. In fact, Americans can spend up to three times more time on social media as opposed to reading their email. More precisely, online users spend 7.6% of their ...

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geschrieben von Elizabeth Van Dyke
am 5. November 2018 - 19:15

Would you like to help oversee the community program?

geschrieben von
am 5. November 2018 - 13:06
Generators landed back in PHP 5.5 and I’ve mostly ignored them. I had a vague understanding that they were a feature that allowed you to build iterators that didn’t require loading up a huge data structure with all your information. This also seemed to be the gist of most online generator tutorials. So, in the practical world of business programming where jamming everything into a giant PHP array is usually good enough, there wasn’t much of a need to understand generators. So imagine my surprise when I discovered that generators are actually an alternative to linear code flow. Or maybe […]
geschrieben von Elizabeth Van Dyke
am 1. November 2018 - 20:20

Are you Measuring and Improving Yours?

geschrieben von
am 1. November 2018 - 17:17
I did another quick survey of what’s state of the art for PHP and Amazon’s Lambda (i.e. Serverless, i.e. Amazon will run a function for you in the cloud that can respond to HTTP requests and interact with Amazon’s various services, getting you out of the sys-admin business). One project I see cropping up in my various feeds is Bref. I wondered how they solved the whole “Amazon doesn’t support PHP in Lambda” thing. To run PHP we must add the PHP binary in the lambda and have, for example, Javascript execute it. Heavy that’s the most PHP thing I’ve […]
geschrieben von Ethan
am 30. Oktober 2018 - 9:06

I bet you are working on an ecommerce company, right? That’s why you are finding a factory to work with. Alibaba is the largest online marketplace of manufacturers in the world and it’s a great starting point for you to begin your search for suppliers. What many merchants don’t realize though, is that the manufacturers listed on Alibaba aren’t ...

The post How to Find the Best Factories on Alibaba appeared first on Magento tutorial| We know everything about Magento.

geschrieben von Elizabeth Van Dyke
am 26. Oktober 2018 - 3:14

Insights from a Magento Community Initiative

geschrieben von Elizabeth Van Dyke
am 24. Oktober 2018 - 20:34

Don’t let out-of-stocks, overstocks, and preventable returns ruin your peak season performance.