Magento Developers Toolbox v2.0
Sep24

Magento Developers Toolbox v2.0

Let’s expand our magento developers toolbox Part one of the series can be found here. I was supposed to be in hiatus… but I was reminded by my 4 month old daughter that I am awake 24/7 so it’d make sense to use that time wisely. I was also reminded that I promised a Magento developer toolbox v2.0 and going into hiatus didn’t play too well with it – sorry guys. Besides turning off my brain has never been...

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How does magento full page cache work
Sep22

How does magento full page cache work

Let’s decipher Magento full page cache and see how it works We are going to try to explain how Magento full page cache works by looking at the code, it’d be cool if we’d have talked with some of the folks at Magento to get a better information but hey you should always trust xdebug over humans’ words, right? Our approach is very simple, look at the workflow and try to translate it into words. So we are doing...

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Working with Stunnel, Varnish, Nginx and Node.js
Sep22

Working with Stunnel, Varnish, Nginx and Node.js

Let’s have some fun working with Stunnel, Varnish, Nginx and Node.js with socket.io Overview Use Vagrant Install Packages Configure Stunnel Configure Varnish Configure Nginx Restart services Conclusion Overview At one point I was thinking we could use node.js to serve static content, an engineered solution for a simple problem. Because as we have done in the past we can implement full page caching with nginx very easy and...

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Git for ages 4 and up
Sep19

Git for ages 4 and up

Best darn way to understand git Here is a great branching tutorial. I hope this helped you get your git-fu ready for a black belt challenge in Magento land!!! Happy coding! VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)VN:F [1.9.22_1171]Rating: 0 (from 0...

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High performance with parallel programming
Sep12

High performance with parallel programming

You know parallel programming is awesome Why? I am glad you asked, let’s start by looking how Wikipedia defines parallel programming: Parallel computing is a form of computation in which many calculations are carried out simultaneously, operating on the principle that large problems can often be divided into smaller ones, which are then solved concurrently (“in parallel”). There are several different forms of...

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