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How I learned to stop worrying and love 3rd party modules for Magento

It’s just another day at the office. “Coffee tastes best on a Friday morning”, you think to yourself while reading emails from the previous day. Couple of guys are shouting in the back, and you’re shushing them angrily. With noise slowly diminishing, you find yourself checking an email with a request for custom change on one of your Magento stores. “Guys, we’ve got work to do. WeHeart3rdPartyModules Ltd. just requested a custom change on one of their stores. Who is willing to take on this one?”. Silence takes over the room. The only sound you hear is a fan from your colleagues PC (no need to ask why, Magento 2 is deploying static content). It seems like you’re in this alone. “Damn, I was hoping for a slow Friday”.

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Commitment – foundations and expectations

Company culture defines its journey. One of the definitions says culture is based on shared attitudes, beliefs, customs, and written and unwritten rules that have been developed over time and are considered valid. It includes both work and general behaviour philosophy and set of values thus shaping company efforts and overall activities. One of the main attributes of Inchoo’s company culture is commitment to the local community.

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Using PostCSS with Sass

In this article we’ll be looking to a basic overview of PostCSS from the perspective of a developer whose current CSS development process includes use of CSS preprocessor, or in particular, Sass. If you’re a Sass user, there are a couple of approaches when starting out with PostCSS. You could make a complete switch and recreate your basic preprocessing environment with PostCSS, or you could start using it as a supplement.

Many of you will say that you still only rely on your favorite preprocessor, but then, it’s possible that you’re also using Autoprefixer for vendor prefixing, and guess what? In this case, you have already included PostCSS into your workflow.

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Create Admin Menu Item in Magento 2

When it comes to Magento customization, every now and then, there’s a need for a custom configuration option that needs to be placed somewhere in the administration menu. Magento 2 comes with well organized admin menu, but what if newly created configuration option doesn’t fit anywhere?

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Magento Enablement training in Paris – overview by Inchoo

Magento often organizes Partner Enablement Events, such as live demos, webinars and quick start trainings. While we participated in a number of such demos and webinars, we’ve never been a part of an on-site training for sales and business development staff aimed at solution and technology partners. This changed last week in France, and here’s our overview of what happened in Paris.

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Build your 2017 Magento SEO strategy with these tips

As we determinedly move through 2017, we decided to look into things which we’re building upon. The old saying goes “If you don’t know history, you are doomed to repeat it.” so we’d like to avoid any mistakes possible by learning from the previous happenings. Here’s what happened in the SEO world in 2016. and what you can do to make those trends work in your favour.

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Snatch your Meet Magento Croatia ticket – while you still can!

We’re a bit more than a month away from the amazing Meet Magento Croatia experience in Osijek.

We are thrilled to welcome some of the most prominent Magento 2 community members, as well as various top notch eCommerce experts.

Here is the first real batch of information regarding the upcoming Meet Magento Croatia and why you should snatch up your ticket – if you haven’t already. 😉

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Installing OroCommerce B2B Application

OroCommerce application version 1.0 has been released last month with a premise that it will „disrupt B2B Online Commerce and „change the world of B2B eCommerce“. With the noticeable rise of Business-To-Business eCommerce in the recent years, it was only a matter of time when the supporting B2B applications and platforms would show up and we at Inchoo are excited to see what OroCommerce brings to the table. We will be taking a look at the installation process and some useful tips on getting started with recently fully-released OroCommerce B2B platform.

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