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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Node.js vs GO Language

- Node.js

Node.js or GO?

Node.js is an open-source platform which is considered to be extremely popular among diverse enterprises due to its development speed, language homogeneity, modern features, simplicity and an enormous community. What I personally like about Node is its “universal approach”, by saying so I imply that the code can be read by both front and backend developers. Besides, it’s relatively easy to find a person who is good at JavaScript. Certainly, there is a great number of people who prefer using it because of its NPM availability, providing a well-devised infrastructure. However, taking into consideration all the characteristics mentioned above, obviously we wonder why some companies come to use GO rather than Node.js. What’s the matter? Continue Reading

Node.js and The Internet of Things

- Fire development, Node.js

Node.js as the best tool for The Internet of Things development

Smart companies never stands still trying to determine new technologies and leverage them. Therefore, as tech enthusiasts, we always try to dig something interesting; and this time our attention is focused on two modern trends: The Internet of Things and Node.js. Each one provides tons of new opportunities when used separately, but both can be combined within a single system as well. Below, we explain how these phenomenons are used together, demonstrate why Node.js is ideal for the creation of the  Internet of Things ecosystems, and talk about some Node-based services related to the IoT development. Continue Reading

Magento 2 vs osCommerce

- Magento 2

Why Magento 2 is better than osCommerce

Magento and osCommerce are widely used by all possible merchants to run online retail. Both platforms come with numerous features allowing store owners maintain their ecommerce websites with minimum effort. But what about Magento 2? The new version of the platform offers much more features than its predecessor, so it should have more competitive advantages in comparison with osCommerce. Learn details in the following blog post.

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“Magento DIY. The Complete Guide” is Out Now!

- E-Commerce, Magento tips & tricks

DIY Guide to Magento

During the last few months the Firebear team has been working on a DIY guide to Magento. The book is out now and you can purchase it for $30. “Magento DIY. The Complete Guide” explains all important nuances related to the most popular ecommerce platform and illustrates vital improvements necessary for turning your website into a robust online store. The book consists of 5 chapters: Setup; Sales Generation; Growth; Enterprise; and Custom Magento DevelopmentContinue Reading

The Most Popular Packages for Bower and NPM

- Fire development

The best Bower and NPM packages

We’ve recently described the best JavaScript package managers, and this blog post is its continuation. Therefore, below you will find the best packages for npm and Bower. Some of them are already mentioned in the previous post, while we’ve also tried to dig something new. If you are not familiar with package managers, let’s start our journey into the world of Bower and npm packages with a short description. Continue Reading

The Best Online IDE for In-Browser Development

- Fire development

in-browser web development with cloud IDEs

During past years, web development has been constantly moving into the cloud. This tendency brought a lot of new tools and platforms as well as simplified the creation of web apps. The only thing that a modern web developer needs is a browser – a thin client that allows to get an access to a variety of cloud applications and services. At the same time, it is also a source of different learning materials: books, videos, tutorials, online classes, etc. Continue Reading

The Best Magento 2 Presentations

- Magento 2

Magento 2 in slides

SlideShare is the biggest source of worthy presentations. There, you can find tons of useful materials covering various topics, including Magento 2. The new version of the ecommerce platform is quickly rising in popularity, so there are enough presentations for creating this blog post. Continue Reading

Magento 2 vs WooCommerce

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

WooCommerce vs Magento 2

Recently, we’ve compared Magento 2 with Shopify, and now it’s time to see how the platform differs from WooCommerce. Unlike Shopify, WooCommerce is an open source ecommerce solution, so it should have more common with Magento 2 features. When it comes to choosing a right   online retail platform there are lots of nuances to think about, therefore we’ve tried to cover major differences between Magento 2 and WooCommerce.

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