Kalen interviews Benno and checks out a demo on Cobby. Some really interesting use cases around import/export to Magento, pricing, images, translations, multi-store, and a lot more.
BlueFoot is a powerful set of tools to help you create and manage content on your Magento store, everything from product descriptions through to blogs.
Over the past years it has become more and more important to build systems and utilities that work with multiple frameworks. With the help of Darko Poposki I have spent a year testing out my architecture ideas in projects (sadly covered by NDAs) but now we are venturing into the public space.
The idea came to us to have a utility that can import and export entities into a common format. Because what really is a page, product or user?
We came up with the idea of having one central module that contains interfaces to define the generic service layer and then building a bridge for each framework's implementation.
For the first iteration we have build a way to import and export basic pages into and from a JSON file using a serializer. At the time of writing this is a very small set of features but with the focus being on extend-ability..
So this is it:
Some interesting facts overall it took us 15 hours to build and once we have the generic module and Magento2 module it took 10 minutes to build the Magento1 bridge.
I passed the Magento Certified Solution Specialist exam!
An OpenSource tool for importing products, category and customers fast and easily. It uses the core Mage_ImportExport functionality and adds new features on top, like importing categories and bundle products. It is often used as a base for custom importers.
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