Mark O. Shust

Thoughts on Magento, PHP, JavaScript, Laravel, React, Docker, and user interface design.


Mark O. Shust

Written by Mark O. Shust, a Magento Certified Developer & Architect in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Most Recent Blog Posts:

Migrating my personal blog from Drupal to Gatsby

It’s been almost ten years since my first blog post . I needed a simple platform to write blog posts, and was working with Drupal at the…

Locally overriding or extending third-party Composer modules

Recently, I tried installing the Cybersource module for Magento 2 with composer. This is typically accomplished by running one command…

Docker for Mac filesystem volume mount approach for performance

I’ve written blogs in the past on how to improve Docker filesystem mounting performance, including using the overlay2 filesystem and…

Embrace the frontend with Laravel, VueJS and optimistic UI

I just came back from an absolutely fantastic trip and conference of LaraCon in Chicago. Even though I no longer work daily with Laravel, I…

Introducing git ship, a simplified git flow workflow

Ever since I started using git, I was enamored by the nice streamlined process of git flow . It proved to be a very reliable workflow…

Performance Tuning Docker for Mac

There are many various improvements you can make to Docker for Mac to fine-tune performance, especially when working with large application…

Build a Twelve-Factor Node.js App with Docker

I’ve been working on a full-blown course for Egghead the last few months and it has finally been published! I’d highly recommend this…

Migrate large amounts of data in Laravel with Artisan Console and Chunk

I’ve recently had to create a script to migrate a large amount of data post-deployment. This presented a couple issues; one being that the…

Enable Bootstrap 4 in Laravel 5.5

Laravel 5.5 just recently got released, and ships with the current stable version of Bootstrap, which is version 3. However, Bootstrap…

PHP 7's null coalesce operator usage with Objects and Arrays

PHP 7 introduced the null coalesce operator. Basically, it’s syntactical sugar and shorthand when checking for the existence of a variable…


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