Catalog Rules updates with Zend Queue
Sep02

Catalog Rules updates with Zend Queue

Queuing Catalog Rules Updates in Magento with Zend Queue It’s not a secret that Magento Catalog and Sales rules have caused more than one problem here and there. The issue per se is not what Magento does with the rules but the series of events that get triggered when it does. The core of the problem is very easy to address. However let’s understand why this becomes a nightmare when left unattended: Magento expects you as a Developer...

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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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Advanced Vagrant use with Puppet
Apr20

Advanced Vagrant use with Puppet

    Because there is no a better way to close the gap between Development and operations than by finding common ground between automation and repeatability. Advanced vagrant use with puppet You know when talked about vagrant and Magento before however that was a very simple case. Voice of warning: this has nothing to do with Magento. This time… Puppet and Vagrant are the stars of the show. What happens when you get...

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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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