Magento 2

How to use Knockout in Magento 2

How to use Knockout in Magento 2

Knockout is javascript library which is used on frontend in Magento 2. It implements Model-View-View Model (MVVM) design pattern. You can find Knockout in Magento 2 on almost every page. The place where it’s most present is the checkout page. This is the most complicated implementation in Magento 2.

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Add new console command in Magento 2

Add new console command in Magento 2

Remember that time when you wanted to create a Magento shell or php script to perform some action, but didn’t know where to put it?
Remember the /shell folder in root Magento installation (or root folder, for that matter)?
Remember how it used to have, like, 50 shell and php scripts all mixed up, and you get a headache just by looking at them?
Pepperidge Farm remembers.

Those were good old times, and like all good times, they have now come to pass. There’s a new kid on the block, more powerful and way cooler, and the best part is – it’s integrated into Magento 2.

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Magento 2 New Relic Reporting

Magento 2 New Relic Reporting

One of the new features that you get out of the box with Magento 2 is New Relic reporting.
New Relic has been around for about the same amount of time as Magento. I always liked projects that were using New Relic for performance analysis because it was much easier to identify preformance bottlenecks – especially on production systems where you have little bit less debugging possibilities. That’s why I’m really excited to have it in the new Magento version.

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How to add custom javascript in Magento 2 with requireJS

How to add custom javascript in Magento 2 with requireJS

Magento 2 brings some new features in javascript. One of them is “requireJS” (javascript file loader) and second is “jQuery“, a very popular js library. One of the biggest benefits is using requireJS which means that Magento 2 is ready for the upcoming HTTP2 protocol. In the next few steps we will explain how to create valid javascript code for use in requireJS. Let’s start with an example.

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Interactive Bash script for managing themes in Magento 2

Interactive Bash script for managing themes in Magento 2

Do you remember, how many times you did something that was time consuming and/or required certain amount of steps to achieve your goal? After some time you had to repeat the whole process… And again… And again… I am pretty sure you came to an idea, “Wouldn’t it be really useful if I can somehow simplify the process?” Yes, you are correct, the same question troubled me when trying to figure out how the make my life easier when creating a custom theme. Unlike Magento 1, Magento 2 has a different (and more complex) way of setting up themes, so I started developing a Bash script that will make my life easier. Hopefully, yours as well.

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Magento 2 Wallpapers

Magento 2 Wallpapers

It’s been a while since we’ve posted a pack of Magento 1 wallpapers so the recent Magento 2 release was the perfect opportunity to put together a couple of brand new ones. Check them out and feel free to download as many as you’d like.

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All I want for Christmas is a new Magento Solution Partner Program

All I want for Christmas is a new Magento Solution Partner Program

Magento relies heavily on its network of Solution Partners. We are here to get our hands dirty and work with merchants on daily basis, helping them grow their businesses, share success stories and enable Magento to stay on top of the open source eCommerce game.

This is my take on the current Magento Solution Partner program, what works, what doesn’t and what are some of the main areas it should be improved on, based on our 5 years experience with the program.

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Magento 1 vs Magento 2 – should I stay or should I go?

Magento 1 vs Magento 2 – should I stay or should I go?

The Clash put it nicely: “If I go there will be trouble… and if I stay it will be double.” Do these lyrics hold true for merchants planning their move from 1.x to Magento 2?

What’s involved and how to make a good decision on when is the right time to plan a move? We bring you three most common questions merchants are asking. And answers, of course.

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Common Magento 2 SEO mistakes

Common Magento 2 SEO mistakes

Magento 2 has launched and on Magento’s official blog, they introduced some of the first Magento 2 featured online stores.

We took some time to analyse some common SEO mistakes in new Magento 2 stores and write them down for you in this article. Hopefuly this blog post will help you and serve as a sort of SEO checklist before you launch your own Magento 2 store – be it a new one or “upgrade” of the existing Magento 1.X store.

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Magento 2: launched and available!

Magento 2: launched and available!

There’s a new kid on the block – a brand new version of Magento eCommerce platform was released yesterday to enable (even more) omnichannel shopping experiences.

Global ecosystem of merchants, partners and developers has been getting ready for this since 2010.

What does Magento 2.0 stand for them?

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Inchoo is a Magento 2 Trained Solution Partner!

Inchoo is a Magento 2 Trained Solution Partner!

We’re all eagerly expecting Magento 2.

It’s a long awaited version of Magento, eCommerce platform, announced for the first time way back in 2010. And as the General Availability announcement is getting closer day by day, Magento is doing everything it can to make sure its Solution Partners are ready for the big date.

And we got our official confirmation of readiness – we are happy to announce that we are Magento 2 Trained Solution Partner!

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Meet Magento Spain features an Inchooer talking about Magento 2 Javascript workflow

Meet Magento Spain features an Inchooer talking about Magento 2 Javascript workflow

Last Meet Magento which will host an Inchooer is Meet Magento Spain. Curious about what will be the topic Filip Svetličić will talk about, we decided to dig into what you can expect. If you happen to wonder why you should visit Madrid and be at Meet Magento, changes in Magento 2 Javascript workflow should be one of them. 

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Magento 2 Controllers

Magento 2 Controllers

Controllers in Magento 2, like on other PHP MVC frameworks, are important part of Mvc flow. In Magento 2 there are lots of changes in controllers, for example; how they are structured and how they work compared with Magento 1. If you are familiar with Magento 1 controllers, then you know they can have multiple actions (class methods). In Magento 2 controllers have only one method (execute) that will be called by front controller. This article covers controller basics, matching flow, controller types (admin and frontend), changes on existing controllers, instructions to create custom controllers and an example how to create a few controllers.

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