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October, 2016 10

Commerce Bug 3.2.1 Released

Hot on the heels of Commerce Bug 3.2.0, Pulse Storm has just released Commerce Bug 3.2.1. This is small but important release that adds region debugging into the KO Scopes tab. These are the regions we talked about here last week. Free and recommended for all Commerce Bug 3 users – especially if you’re dealing with Checkout [...]

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The Curious Case of Magento 2 Mixins

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Magento 2: Advanced Javascript. Earlier posts include Magento 2: Javascript Init Scripts, KnockoutJS Primer for Magento Developers, and Magento 2: KnockoutJS Integration. Later posts include Knockout Observables for Javascript Programmers, and Modifying a jQuery Widget in Magento 2. We’re [...]

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Magento 2: UI Component Retrospective

This entry is part 8 of 13 in the series Magento 2 UI Components. Earlier posts include Magento 2: Introducing UI Components, Magento 2: Simplest UI Component, Magento 2: Simplest UI Knockout Component, Magento 2: Simplest XSD Valid UI Component, Magento 2: ES6 Template Literals, Magento 2: uiClass Data Features, and Magento 2: UI [...]

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Magento 2: UI Component Data Sources

This entry is part 7 of 13 in the series Magento 2 UI Components. Earlier posts include Magento 2: Introducing UI Components, Magento 2: Simplest UI Component, Magento 2: Simplest UI Knockout Component, Magento 2: Simplest XSD Valid UI Component, Magento 2: ES6 Template Literals, and Magento 2: uiClass Data Features. Later posts include [...]

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The Madness of Modern Javascript

I came across this code recently while researching Magento 2’s UI Component system initComponent: function (node) { if (!node.component) { return this; } loadDeps(node) .then(loadSource) .done(initComponent); return this; } That block in the middle might confuse a junior programmer, but I’m no spring chicken. That looks like [...]

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