Category: magento

So, where does this whole TDD is DEAD thing came from? Well, it all started with let's say a provocative talk and follow up blog post by David Heinemeier Hansson (@DHH) where he expressed his frustration with testing and put into question the value of TDD.

To break down DHH's...

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Recently there has been much debate over if Magento Connect should allow encrypted extensions and if so in what shape and form. The following post is my honest, uncensored opinion about the whole situation, please...

Docker has taken the DevOps community by storm and is rapidly changing the ecosystem towards distributed architectures, and in case you haven't heard about Docker here is the quick definition:

Docker is an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, ship, and run distributed applications.

And while...

Now that Magento2 beta has been officially released, you are probably wondering what the hell are Service Contracts and more importantly why the hell do you need them.

But before we jump into the nitty-gritty of service contracts let's get this out of the way:

This past weekend the Magento Community hosted the first Magento Online Hackathon, here is a quick recap of my experience.

The Community

First and foremost a big shout out to the Magento Community, you guys are awesome. Very few other communities could and have organized themselves to run a Hackathon...

If you are developer or system administrator working with Magento running one or more medium sized stores, chances are that you are familiar with the many challenges of optimizing and scaling Magento.

Magento is (in)famous for its performance, specially when scaling to a large numbers products, transactions or even catalog...