Marcel Hauri

 

The Slack and HipChat Module for Magento 2

A bit more than two years ago, I wrote the Slack and HipChat Extensions for Magento 1, which gained some popularity. Today I released the completely rewritten version of these Modules for the latest Magento 2 version. What’s new? First of all I decoupled the queueing and sending part fro…

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Magento 2 Custom Database Connection - The Right Way

This is a guest blog post by Juan Alonso, he is a 2x Magento Certified Application Engineer at Stämpfli AG Adding a custom database connection in Magento2 seems easy at first but doing it properly it is a bit more complicated. Here I will explain how to do it right. Normally, if you want …

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Magento 2 with Varnish and Nginx as SSL termination

When you want to use Varnish together with Magento 2 there is already a Configuration Guide on how to Configure and use Varnish provided by Magento. But there are two points which aren’t covered in the Devdocs. Varnish does not support SSL It's mentioned in the Devdocs as a known issue t…

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Magento - Zend Framework 1 Security Vulnerability

On Friday the 13th, Magento announced a new vulnerability in the Email Component of Zend Framework 1 and 2, a component which is used by all Magento 1 and Magento 2 versions. This vulnerability is serious and can lead to a remote code execution attack if your server uses Sendmail as a mai…

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Assign predefined shipping method to a customer

In the current Magento 2 project, the request consists of assigning a predefined shipping method to a customer. If you are new to the Magento 2 development, you should read Magento's developer guide. I'll only explain the files in which the business logic is happening and not a complete ov…

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