Atwix-Design-as-an-art

Today, on April 15, the world celebrates International Art Day. Being true fans of creative art design, the team at Atwix believes that a great design does more than meets the eye — it communicates the spirit of your company and provides more insight into your business than you might think. Art appeals to the senses. Creative, personalized art translates your organization into a visual language.

Atwix-partner-newsletter

At Atwix, a primary success driver is developing long, trusted partnerships. You cannot win anything alone. Well, you can, but it will be much more difficult and way more boring.

And let’s face it – Magento is all about the Community and its broad partner ecosystem – so staying current on what’s new and what’s changing is a must. So in addition to MageNews, we’re happy to introduce and produce another monthly write-up about our technology partners. This read will contain some news on product releases, Magento extensions, events of interest and much more. Enjoy March’s partner news!

26 reasons to update Magento

It is common knowledge, that you need to keep your Magento 2 up to date for both security and performance reasons. However, a lot of merchants find it hard to go through the update sequence and all the possible issues they may face. This blog post is not about how to update Magento. It is about highlighting key features, that were introduced in Magento starting from 2.3.0. So if you still think if you need to upgrade your store, let’s see what will come with that upgrade.

Exploratory Testing for beginners in Magento

Quality Assurance is a crucial part of any development process before the deployment. It is important to be able to find new types of bugs, which are often quite unpredictable. Better preventing the issue than solving it. For that, there is a great tool – Exploratory Testing.

What is Exploratory Testing? Why do I need it and how will Exploratory Testing help me? This article will answer these questions no matter what your role is – QA Engineer, Developer, Designer, or Business Analyst.

In just few days we will rock Magento Community with the largest technical conference in the world – MageCONF 2020.  5 tracks and dozens of presentations on trending Magento news delivered by speakers from all over the world – all just one click away! We have news both for developers, PMs, QAs and companies’ management! Make sure you register and join us online on October 24th!

Automated tests implementation has always been an interesting topic for many store owners and managers. We receive many questions every day like: should we invest money for tests in addition to development? How will it help an online business? Which tests are better and why? Therefore, we want to shed some light on which types of tests are the most popular and useful and highlight key reasons of test importance.

Magento events and observers are a good old way of extending Magento. They came from Magento 1, but an approach is well-known beyond the Magento community and platform. It follows an observer design pattern and has different implementation and variations in different frameworks. This article covers how Event Framework was implemented in Magento and how it’s suggested to be using by Magento Development Team.