Installing every e-commerce platform is associated with various requirements. You should follow them to create a fully-functional online storefront. Otherwise, it won’t be possible to properly manage your e-commerce website. And Shopware 6 is not an exception. This platform requires you to follow a bunch of specific conditions. Therefore, we shed light on the Shopware 6 system requirements in the following article. Note that your server must meet them. Also, note that Shopware 6 receives regular updates. Hence, it is vital to monitor what changes are suitable for your software version, upgrading your server to be compatible with the latest system requirements for Shopware.Continue Reading
If you encounter issues with the PHP version readiness check, read this article. Below, we shed light on what conditions are problematic. Besides, we describe how to avoid them, fixing the issues. You can find more useful tips here: Magento 2 Cookbook.Continue Reading
In the following article, we describe a situation when you are unable to access your Magento 2 storefront in a browser. Although the issue may seem terrifying is you face it for the first time, the resolution is quite fast and straightforward. Let’s take a look at a more detailed issue exploration and then describe how to open your Magento 2 website if it is not accessible in a browser. For further tips, follow this link: Magento 2 Cookbook. Continue Reading
Composer is a dependency managing tool in PHP. It allows determining on which libraries the current project depends. It also arranges all the processes connected with the library installation and updating. It’s a mistake to think that Composer is a package manager. It handles packages, but it makes it per project. Thus, Composer enables a global installation option without installing anything globally in the default mode.Continue Reading
Below, you can find an article that introduces our new project – Dummy PHP Cache. Its primary goal is to increase the default PHP productivity, and as a result provide an influence on Magento, enhancing its current ecommerce performance. We will describe features and functionality of the tool in a separate post, so don’t miss the updates!Continue Reading
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
If you still haven’t heard about Puli, it is a new revolutionary toolkit designed to streamline the way developers manage and exchange various resources. Being built on top of Composer, Puli helps to maintain and share images, configuration files, translation catalogs, CSS files, and other resources across projects with the aid of a framework-agnostic platform. The toolkit keeps track of resource locations and does everything to avoid problems related to the usage of absolute or relative paths within various systems. Puli’s major goal is to replace “bundles”, “modules”, “plugins”, and other specialized packages of various frameworks with a universal solution. Continue Reading
In this post we gathered information about the most popular self-hosted e-commerce platforms. Magento, PrestaShop, Zen Cart, and other solutions are described in the article. We tried to show their major features, as well as positive and negative aspects.
PHP 7 has been finally released!!! You can download the source code here: php-7.0.0. We describe how to install PHP 7 here: Installing PHP 7.
Lack of a native Unicode support was one of the biggest PHP drawbacks. In 2005, developers decided to change this. The newly formed project was designed to provide a native Unicode support to PHP. To achieve this goal, developers decided to use the ICU library (International Components for Unicode). Another significant feature of the project was representing UTF-16 text strings. It was planned to release the project as version 6.0, but we can see only PHP 5.3 and PHP 5.4, both without Unicode integration. As of 2015, there is an ongoing work on a new major version of PHP – PHP 7. The PHP 6 with its unicode experiment had never been released, so the name was abandoned.