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  1. The history of eCommerce - part 2

    The history of eCommerce - part 2

    In part one of this series we looked at the earliest origins of eCommerce, from before the time of the commercial use of the internet.  Today we look at eCommerce from the early days of the internet and the mad scramble by businesses of capitalise on this new way to sell products to customers and other businesses.
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  2. The history of eCommerce - part 1

    The history of eCommerce - part 1

    Today we think of eCommerce purely in terms of sales made through the internet, but actually it dates back as far as 1910.  In part 1, we look at the earlier origins of eCommerce.
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  3. Development cost vs quality: finding the balance

    Development cost vs quality: finding the balance

    Getting the right balance between cost and quality when it comes to development work can be a challenge.  Here we look at the points you should be considering to make it work for you.
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  4. What's in Magento 2.4.4?

    What's in Magento 2.4.4?

    Magento 2.4.4 is just around the corner, and Adobe have been touting this as a 'big' release.  It's the first release since they have been more openly public about the direction they are taking Magento, so what's in it?
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  5. Downgrading Adobe Commerce to Magento Open Source

    Downgrading Adobe Commerce to Magento Open Source

    Downgrading from Adobe Commerce to Magento Open Source is possible, but not entirely straightforward. Learn about the requirements and download a complete guide along with key scripts you need to make your downgrade a success.
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  6. Have Adobe just killed Magento?

    Have Adobe just killed Magento?

    With a backdrop of the uncertain future for Magento Open Source, Adobe recently hosted Adobe Developers Live: Commerce. Before the conference many felt the future of Open Source was in danger. After the conference, it's now clear the future of Adobe Commerce is also in question.
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  7. Developers: far more than just code

    Developers: far more than just code

    Developers bring a range of highly desirable skills to your eCommerce team - far more than just coding expertise.
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  8. The best eCommerce framework?

    The best eCommerce framework?

    eCommerce is a huge, continually expanding industry, with a wide selection of available platforms you can choose to build your store on.  Each available option has pros and cons, but which one is the right fit for your business?
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  9. How to find success with your eCommerce store

    How to find success with your eCommerce store

    The ultimate aim of running an eCommerce store is to have it succeed and actually make a good profit.  But with internet sales becoming increasingly crowded, and competition fierce how do you achieve that?
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  10. The future of Magento Open Source

    The future of Magento Open Source

    At Adobe Summit 2021, a talk called 'Extending Magento Commerce with Adobe I/O' presented the plan of integrating Magento Commerce edition with Adobe's paid product suite much more closely. But there was no mention of Open Source edition, so what is it's future?
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