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What is Magento?

Magento Community Edition is perfect if you’re a developer who wants to build your own solution with flexible eCommerce technology. You can modify the core code and add a wide variety of features and functionality.
Magento is a tool in the Ecommerce category of a tech stack.
Magento is an open source tool with 7.5K GitHub stars and 6.4K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Magento's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Magento?

147 companies use Magento in their tech stacks, including Nike, Rovio, and Akoova.

48 developers use Magento.

Magento Integrations

Mailgun, Algolia, Bugsnag, Cloudinary, and Fastly are some of the popular tools that integrate with Magento. Here's a list of all 29 tools that integrate with Magento.

Why developers like Magento?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Magento
Magento Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Magento in their tech stack.

Johnny Bell
Johnny Bell
Sr. Software Engineer at StackShare · | 15 upvotes · 31.3K views
Sublime Text
Visual Studio Code

I've been in the #frontend game for about 7 years now. I started coding in Sublime Text because all of the tutorials I was doing back then everyone was using it. I found the speed amazing compared to some other tools at the time. I kept using Sublime Text for about 4-5 years.

I find Sublime Text lacks some functionality, after all it is just a text editor rather than a full fledged IDE. I finally converted over to PhpStorm as I was working with Magento and Magento as you know is mainly #PHP based.

This was amazing all the features in PhpStorm I loved, the debugging features, and the control click feature when you click on a dependency or linked file it will take you to that file. It was great.

PhpStorm is kind of slow, I found that Prettier was taking a long time to format my code, and it just was lagging a lot so I was looking for alternatives. After watching some more tutorial videos I noticed that everyone was using Visual Studio Code. So I gave it a go, and its amazing.

It has support for everything I need with the plugins and the integration with Git is amazing. The speed of this IDE is blazing fast, and I wouldn't go back to using PhpStorm anymore. I highly recommend giving Visual Studio Code a try!

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Johnny Bell
Johnny Bell
Sr. Software Engineer at StackShare · | 3 upvotes · 1.5K views
atIE Digital

In the ABTesting world you have many many players now, even #google has jumped onboard with #GoogleOptimize. When I was working with Magento we needed a easy solution to change the color of the buy now button, move around the email signup, update menu items, etc.

I experimented with many of the ABTesting tools, but Optimizely was the one that was much better than the rest.

Optimizely was so easy to add to all of our various Magento sites, and then for us to inject a #ABtest, was just a couple of lines of code and you've got your test live and ready to go. It was so easy that we trained the Office Manager with no coding experience to add #ABtests.

The analytics that Optimizely offers is second to none, after a couple of weeks of running the test you can easily see which test is the best and then get the development team to implement that change.

Massive props to Optimizely for doing a great job 🚀🚀🚀

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| 1 upvotes · 643 views
atVeon Consulting Pvt Limited

We offer our integration services for Magento 2.0 as well. We integrate Magento with third party applications using the REST protocol and help make sales cycle short an efficient. Magento

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Magento's features

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  • Customer Accounts
  • Customer Service
  • Order Management
  • Payment
  • Shipping
  • Checkout
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • International Support
  • Marketing Promotions and Tools
  • Site Management
  • Mobile Commerce

Magento Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Magento?
WooCommerce is the most popular WordPress eCommerce plugin. And it's available for free. Packed full of features, perfectly integrated into your self-hosted WordPress website.
The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
PrestaShop is written in PHP, is highly customizable, supports all the major payment services, is translated in many languages and localized for many countries, and is fully responsive (both front- and back-office).
Shopify powers tens of thousands of online retailers including General Electric, Amnesty International, CrossFit, Tesla Motors, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Foo Fighters, GitHub, and more. Our platform allows users to easily and quickly create their own online store without all the technical work involved in developing their own website, or the huge expense of having someone else build it. Shopify lets merchants manage all aspects of their shops: uploading products, changing the design, accepting credit card orders, and viewing their incoming orders and completed transactions.
The Spree storefront offers a full feature set and is built on common standards, so you don't have to compromise speed to market, efficiency or innovation. The modular platform allows you to easily configure, supplement or replace any functionality you need, so that you can build the exact storefront that you want.
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