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Magento Business-to-Business (B2B) extensions and solutions

Magento b2b extension

Companies are shifting from offline to online, and the result of this process influences both relations between businesses and end users as well as between companies. Thus, digital commerce appears in all possible spheres. Of course, B2C ecommerce develops faster than its B2B counterpart, but there are already a lot of ecommerce solutions aimed at digital B2B relations, for example, different marketplaces which work only with companies. And since custom ecommerce adds tons of new opportunities, different B2B ecommerce solutions give rise to dozens new professional ecommerce websites. One of key roles in this process belongs to Magento. In this post, we have gathered the best B2B Magento extensions and solutions developed to improve the default capabilities of the platform.

UPD (17.08.15): Magento B2B Program

UPD (15.03.16): More B2B modules

Best Magento extensions for building Magento based multi vendor marketplace

Business-to-Business (B2B) E-Commerce in 2015

Magento 2 Business-to-Business (B2B) extensions and solutions

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Tame The PHP Monster With The Best PHP Books

- Fire development

The Best PHP Books

A new server-side scripting language was introduced in 1994. Its name was PHP, and it was designed for web development. Nowadays, the language is used on more than 2 million web servers and 244 million websites. During last twenty years, numerous PHP books have been publish to help developers better master it. In below, you will find the best PHP books which could help you a lot with learning PHP. Continue Reading

The best must have Magento extensions 2016

Best Magento Modules

The best must have Magento extensions of 2015 can change a lot in your e-commerce store. In this post we put all the extensions into 6 major groups: “Performance”, “SEO”, “Frontend, UI, usability”, “Loyalty, referral campaigns”, “System, backend”, and “Marketing, sales”. All of them are tested and accepted by Magento developers, so you will only deal with the most reliable tools. Two other important things about “The best must have Magento extensions of 2014” are novelty and relevance of further described products.

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Ultimate Guide to Magento SEO

- E-Commerce

E-Commerce and Magento SEO Ultimate Guide

Search engines provide your potential customers with a list of search results, where your e-commerce Magento website is shown. The list of search results often consist of hundreds of pages, and you will agree that your store should be at the top of this list. Otherwise, it will be lost among other results, and your potential customers will never find it. In this post, we have gathered everything you need to know about search engine optimization of your Magento store. Want to know what to do with the website in order to optimize SEO and climb to the top of all search results? Check the post below.

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You can read the full version of this post in our “Magento DIY. The complete Guide” book. Besides SEO, the it describes a lot of other improvements and modifications. For instance, the book shows how to improve performance, security, and other vital aspects of every ecommerce website, run a successful marketing campaign, and create a top-notch user experience. Furthermore, “Magento DIY” teaches how to get all Enterprise-level features on the basis of the Community Edition platform and implement opportunities which are not available in both editions out-of-the-box. The article is just the beginning, and all robust improvements are described in the book. For further information about  “Magento DIY,” follow the link below:

Magento DIY. The complete Guide

DIY Guide to Magento

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Node.js (Best CMS, E-Commerce systems, and Open Source projects)

- E-Commerce, Fire development, Node.js

Node.js tutorial

Our Node.js tutorial includes all the important information about this runtime environment. It provides both theory and practical examples. Being an open source project, Node.js is developed to work on different platforms designed for server-side and networking apps. Talking about Node.js modules, we should mention that they are written in JavaScript. In their turn, Node.js apps can be run within the aforementioned runtime on such platforms as Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, NonStop, FreeBSD, and IBM i. Thanks to a non-blocking I/O API and an event-driven architecture, Node.js optimizes throughput and scalability of applications (often real-time web apps). It uses V8 JavaScript engine by Google for the code execution. Last but not least is an embedded library that allows apps to act as a Web server without Apache HTTP Server, IIS, or other similar software. Microsoft, Walmart, Yahoo!, Groupon, LinkedIn, PayPal are among prominent users of Node.js. But why do they use it? What is the main purpose of Node.js and what are the advantages?

The Ultimate Node.js Tutorial

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Magento 2 Overview – features, reviews, tutorials, demo

- Magento 2

magento 2 features

The leading online business solution Magento exists for 5 years. It has been downloaded over 4 million times, and now Magento 2.0 is on the way, so get ready for the New Year present. In this article, you can find information about most exciting features of Magento 2.0.

Magento 2.0.1 has been released. For further information, check the release notes here: Magento 2 Release Notes.

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UPD (August 2014) – In March 2015, we will see the first Magento 2 release candidateMagento 2 beta release is planned for December 2015. This information appeared after few years of speculation, but now the Magento 2 road map is official and all rumors are dispelled.

UPD (11/09/2014) – Magento 2 Webinar: Performance/Scalability Improvements & Composer Updates

UPD (02/10/2014) – Magento 2 Frontend architecture & Implementing payment gateway

UPD (25/11/2014) – Magento 2 Developer Beta will be available on December 18, 2014.

UPD (8/12/2014) – Magento 2 features & Magento 2 demo full featured front and backend demo links

UPD (11/12/2014) – Magento 2 Demo launched , ver. 0.1.0-alpha107 

UPD (18/12/2014) – Magento 2 Developer beta available! Magento 2 release milestones added and explained. Magento 2 Developer hub launched , Magento 2 Developer Beta Webinar Highlights & Full video

UPD (5/12/2014) – Summary about most important features of Magento 2 for this moment

UPD (10/02/15) –  Magento 2 Release Date; 6 Interesting Facts About Magento 2; The Roundup

UPD (23/03/15) – Magento 2 latest news

UPD (24/03/15) – Magento 2 Developer Release Candidate

UPD (25/03/15) – All You Need To Know About Developer Release Candidate

UPD (29/04/15) – Imagine Commerce 2015 and other useful updates

UPD (17/05/15): Fundamentals of Magento 2 development online course is now live

UPD (14/07/15): Migration from Magento 1.x to Magento 2.0

UPD (15/07/15): Magento 2 Merchant Beta has been released!

UPD (17/08/15): Migrating to Magento 2  (a new article on Inchoo) – look in the Migration from Magento 1.x to Magento 2.0 section

UPD (25/08/15): Magento 2 Demo upgraded to Merchant Beta – ver. 1.0.0-beta

UPD (17/09/15): Building against Magento 2

UPD (02/10/15): Magento 2 Webinar – Hosting & Performance

UPD (06/11/15): Magento 2.0.0 Release Candidate is now available

UPD (01/01/16): Magento 2 Roadmap 2016

Magento 2 Frontend Demo

Magento 2 Backend Demo 

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The Power of Real Magento Community

- E-Commerce, Magento tips & tricks

Real Magento Community

The community around Magento platform is vast. It consists of both professionals and enthusiasts, developers and merchants, geeks and sirs. In the beginning, all this mass was scattered and disconnected, but everything has been changed within last years. Magento community is not only huge, it is powerful, influential and not indifferent to its members. Today, it’s one of the real benefits of the platform. Don’t stay aside and try to get maximum from the Real Magento Community. We will explain how to do this in the following post.

UPD (11.02.16): How do I get involved in the Magento community?

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The Best Improved Import/Export Extensions for Magento

- Magento tips & tricks

Import Export Magento Modules

Make your life easier with improved import & export Magento extensions. This category of modules enhances the default abilities of your e-commerce Magento store by adding some new useful import/export features. The default Magento provides a lot of possibilities in this area, but they are not enough to avoid headaches while migrating to/from other e-commerce systems. In this post, we gathered the best examples of reliable improved import & export Magento extensions. By using one of them, you will significantly optimize the default operations typical for  out of the box Magento.

Also, don’t miss  –  Magento product import from scratch (detailed guide, tips, tricks, errors & solutions, tools) 

The Best Improved Import/Export Extensions for Magento 2

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