Atwix MageNews - May 2019
What date is it? It’s already May! This means that it’s time for a new Atwix MageNews Digest ?
Atwix #MageNews is a Magento Community monthly roundup which highlights the most exciting and important updates that have landed within the past month.
Magento Imagine 2019 predictions and expectations
Magento Imagine is the biggest event in Magento ecosystem gathering merchants, developers, solution partners, and system integrators from around the globe to share the latest news and trends and see what Magento and commerce in general, have in store for the year to come. Imagine 2019 will traditionally take place at the Wynn hotel in Las Vegas on May 13-15th.
Atwix MageNews - April 2019
Welcome to the April edition of the Atwix MageNews! We’ve prepared a roundup of the most exciting news that happened in Magento Community over the last month.
PageBuilder and Magento 2.3.1 releases, code quality tools, security updates and much more. You’ll find it all below, so let’s get started!
Atwix MageNews - March 2019
Welcome to Atwix MageNews – March edition!
A recap of the most existing news that happened in Magento Community last month in our humble opinion: Magento 2.3.1, PWA, the Magento Association, collective community experience, thoughts, ideas and updates. Everything is in one place here, collected and brought to you with love.
So, without further ado, we are starting!
Magento Contributions: 2018, 2019 and beyond
Back in 2017 Magento has made a move which many of us couldn’t fully comprehend back then. It was a creation of the completely new business unit – Community Engineering department, and Max Yekaterynenko, Magento’s then Director of Development, became a head of it. First months it wasn’t quite clear what this department is aimed to do, but fast forward two years and we can surely tell that this initiative is one of the most successful Community initiatives Magento ever took.
How to add custom layout handle to category in Magento 2
In order to add a custom layout handle to category page, a (basic) Magento 2 module with these additional files and their content is needed:
events.xml file to “subscribe” to the event and say which observer should be fired ↵
2. An observer that adds a new layout handle to the page ↵
3. A layout file that adds needed changes to the page ↵
Distributed Magento Contribution Day
2017 has truly been the year of Community Engineering for Magento. For many years we’ve been hearing voices from the Magento community on how great would it be if we were allowed to work on fixing bugs and improving Magento core code… And now we’re living this dream. Moreover, this dream already delivers: 24% of the code shipped by Magento in 2017 came from the community. And all this came from 511 unique contributors. Impressive, isn’t it? And what’s helped the success?