Larger companies usually have multiple people involved in a Magento 2 project, including several developers, project managers, internal customers, end customers and other steakholders.
All these people benefit from a properly maintained and properly running Magento 2 webshop.
To properly maintain the quality of a webshop there's multiple factors in place besides the development process itself, including but not limited to the proper use of version control, project managmeent, release management, unit testing, functional testing and more.
To facilitate this, companies usually use multiple environments to run the project on, which allows developers to efficiently develop code without others constantly being stopped in their tracks while code is still buggy or in active development.
This is where DTAP usually comes into play. This short blog is ment as a technical guide into how to quickly and effectively manage a DTAP environment for your Magento 2 projects.
Over the last view weeks we have gotten a lot of questions about how to upgrade the old Wizkunde WebSSO extension now that Wizkunde is no longer existing. We wanted to reach out to you and give you an update and provide you the best way to receive the new GoGento version for your Magento platform.
Backwards compatibility with the Wizkunde WebSSO extension
The GoGento extension has been rewritten from the ground up and therefor its not a matter of replacing your old extension with the new one. The old extension was very dynamic and allowed customers to create a very generic SSO connection suitable for most identity providers with either SAML2 or OAuth2 as its protocol.
This solution caused a lot of support cases and often required a lot of help from us to get the SSO connection going, because it was quite a technical process.
We wanted to strongly simplify the way the integration was setup and still make it possible to customize the way
Semantic Versioning for Extensions
So you are either looking for the best way to provide versioning for your extensions or maybe you do have a working versioning system and are looking for ways to improve it. This blog gives you our perspective on future-proof extension versioning. It does not matter if you develop extensions for Magento 2, WordPress, Drupal or any other third-party platform. This Semantic Versioning Model allows you to build a bulletproof solution which will work properly for years. It is designed to be able to be linked to the versioning of the platform, allowing customers to stay up to date without having to worry about installing a version which breaks due to platform incompatibility