Magento Interview of January: Enrique Piatti

1/10/2017 - #development #ecommerce #extensions #magento


We start 2017 with our second Magento interview, after Pierre Fay (in French), we wanted to invite Enrique Piatti to answer our questions!

Enrique comes from Argentina and he is well known among the Magento community as the creator of Magicento, a Php Storm module that is definitely helping us at Blackbird Agency to save some precious time while coding on Magento. 

We wanted to know in which circumstances Magicento was created and also to know Enrique Piatti a little bit better!

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10 tips for Magento website audits [PART 1]

11/29/2016 - #cuture-web #development #ecommerce #magento

by: Ceyhun Kaplan

The overhaul of Magento websites has always been tricky to evaluate. Before getting into the project, a general audit must be carried out. Whether it is a version migration, a design rebuild or just technical development, it’s crucial to have a deep analysis of the current state of the project. Potential snags will be highlighted and the assessment for the undergoing project will be more accurate. Producing an extensive report of how your Magento code is built is fundamental to estimating the tasks necessary for a full overhaul of the project. In this first part, we will present some tips related to performance and quality auditing.

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Blackbird Launches Monetico CM-CIC

11/2/2016 - #ecommerce #extensions #magento

by: Thomas Klein

The CM-CIC payment gateway

Are you searching for a great and easy-to-use payment gateway? Monetico is the solution to integrate!

The bank group CM-CIC and Desjardins have developed Monetico, a more modern and up-to-date solution which replaces the CyberMUT and CM-CIC payment gateways.

This extension integrates Monetico into your Magento 2.x and provides a one-time payment method, advanced configuration (environment, order status, cart management, cancellation message, 3D-Secure...).


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Reverse Proxy & Magento Caching

10/24/2016 - #magento


Magento, the open source ecommerce platform, is fast and stable in performance. However, each time a Magento page starts building and loading, in excess of a million instructions are being executed on the web server. This consumes an enormous amount of CPU and Memory resources. That is why, on a busy server, it can lead to the insufficient resources which cause slow page loads and lack of speed.

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The Magento 2 migration tool box

4/14/2016 - #development #ecommerce #magento

by: Thomas Klein

Migrating to Magento 2

Magento 2 was officially released 5 months ago and some merchants have already adopted it. Should you migrate your Magento 1.x website to Magento 2? How should you do it? Which tools should you use?
The Magento team describes how to proceed in their migration guide. But how do things stand?
We have summarized them for you and we give you the best advice to successfully perform your migration!

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How to be prepared for the launch of your eCommerce Business

3/24/2016 - #ecommerce #management

by: Ceyhun Kaplan

The eCommerce marketplace is fast-growing and thus raises enormous interest from the investors.

Almost 75% of the Americans bought at least one time on the Internet in 2015. It is a growing trend as mobile purchases are gaining in popularity.
The project must be thought through before building the eCommerce website in order to ensure its viability.

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Install Schema Generator

3/9/2016 - #development #extensions #magento

by: Thomas Klein

Easily transform your database table into an installSchema!

The Magento 2 release has led many agencies to rewrite their extensions in order to adapt them to the latest version. For example, the table creation script.
But how can you easily generate a setup script without having to do everything once again?
The Magento 2 architecture has been improved and the change or creation of tables is done in the “InstallSchema.php” file, located in the “Setup” folder in your module root.

Discover our free extension which easily generates your InstallSchema file from your existing data!

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