Monthly Archives: August 2015

Magento 2 REST API Swagger Schema

One of many goals for Magento 2 has been to improve the web-based APIs (REST and SOAP). Well, another cool step forward here has just been made – you can now request a JSON Schema listing all the REST URLs supported by your site. (WSDL files for SOAP APIs are already supported.) Fetching the Schema […]

Sneak Peek: Data Model + Geekyness = Fun

There is some functionality coming along to GitHub soon that I must admit to really looking forward to. It won’t change the world, but it appeals to my geeky side. Rather than my normal flood of words, I used this feature with a bit of PHP script and the DOT drawing engine to produce the following diagrams. So […]

Composer and Connect and Patches! Oh My!

“Lions and tigers and bears! Oh my!” – Wizard of Oz. Every so often there is a twitter thread asking how the new Magento Connect is going to work in combination with Composer, extension reviews, and patches. There often feels like there is quite a bit of concern in how this is all going to […]

Request for feedback on Improving Debug Logging in Magento 2

Magento 2 has adopted the standard PSR-3 (Logging), but is it enough? This post explores some simple possible extensions to the Magento 2 logging system to increase its utility. Community feedback welcome! Uses for Logging Logging has traditionally not been used much in Magento. Sure, there is the PHP error log, and some extensions have […]