This week we interview Joseph Maxwell and discuss his new book, “The Art of Ecommerce Debugging”. The video version of the podcast includes an exclusive unboxing of the book. Joseph goes over his motivation for writing this book and how it will help developers be better developers!
We discuss their recent store launch of https://www.partcatalog.com/ on the Hyva theme. We learned that the time to develop the new theme in Hyva was half that of a new theme in the Blank theme during their Magento1 to Magento2 migration.
Joseph helps us understand why merchants need to take some extra time to vet any new extension they install on their website and developers need to be prepared to ask questions on why the extension needs to be installed. We discuss the Magento marketplace and why it is a good place for merchants to look for extensions. Joseph fills us in on what he is working on now and what interesting extensions he worked on in the past.
We talk about the history of MageRun, the Swiss Army knife for Magento. We talk about Magento and headless commerce and Christian helps us understand some alternatives to just going headless with a single app.
We discuss the meaning of “Modern Commerce '', how online retailers should be thinking about new technology (the shiny new thing is sometimes the best), and how Core Web Vitals is something that requires every merchant’s attention (yesterday).
This week we interview Aaron Sheehan, with DEG Digital. We discuss Magento Solution specialists or now called Adobe Certified Expert - Adobe Commerce Business Practitioner. We discuss how important the role of a solution specialist is for any agency building an Adobe Commerce Solution
We focus on developer training on React, Vue, or the new Magento Hyva Theme. We look at training from the Merchant, agency, and developer perspectives. Jisse gives us actionable feedback for training on what to ask as a developer, what an Agency should look for, and what a merchant should expect.
We interview Miguel Balparda from Nexcess, An Magento hosting company. We talk about Magento development environments and how it is moving to the cloud.
The Special Tech Edition of Talk Commerce includes PWA studio and Lars Rottig's insights. We also talk about the upcoming Adobe Hackathon in Disney World!