Top 10 Magento questions I get
Apr27

Top 10 Magento questions I get

This is a simple collection of questions I commonly get about Magento. I am not adding some that are more at company level, like what’s sales process that you use at Blue Acorn or what’s sort of strategy do you use for adwords campaigns? I am only choosing questions related to Magento and what I do in a consistent basis. These are the top 10 questions I have gotten since the launch of this blog. What really surprised me is...

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LocalStorage with Store.js
Apr13

LocalStorage with Store.js

To use or not to use LocalStorage with Store.js You may remember that not so long ago we tried using local storage to improve magento’s speed and while this approach is particulary useful, it inherits some of the same problems you would encounter when using LocalStorage for everything else that is: how do I store something other than strings? As you may recall: storage.setItem("user_data", {name:"Luis Tineo",...

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Magento developers Unleash the power of automation
Nov25

Magento developers Unleash the power of automation

Magento developers unleash the power of automation Deployments are always a pain, especially if there are holidays around because magento developers don’t usually unleash the power of automation even if there are tools in place to help them do so. This is not to say that everyone has to have the same workflow but I hope that with this example and pain of mine you can see why automating deployments is such a great idea. Black...

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Caching is not performance optimization
Aug27

Caching is not performance optimization

Caching is not a performance optimization… and it never will In a perfect world, caching would be the four letter word defined as a way to masquerade poor and inefficient code around a system. Using it would be the greatest sin that could be ever committed. But this isn’t a perfect world, and caching? Well, it’s a requirement. I remember the old days when I was coding in assembly and C. Back then, I had to do my own memory...

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