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Perfion 5.0: This changes with the new version

If you need to maintain a large amount of product data, it is advisable to use a product information management (PIM) system. One of the most sought-after systems of this kind is Perfion, which is now available in version 5.0. Perfion 5.0 offers a number of improvements, particularly in terms of user-friendliness. We present the most important innovations.

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OXID 6.4: Why you should definitely update to the new version

Shortly before Christmas, OXID eSales AG released the new version 6.4 of OXID eShop. If you haven’t updated your system to this yet, you should do so urgently. In this article we present the most important changes and show you an installation guide for your update to OXID 6.4.

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The technical basics of the product configurator

For some time now, we have been providing our customers with the ESYON product configurator, which enables the creation of products with many variants. In this article, we would like to take a look at the technical basis on which the product configurator was created. The ASP.NET software library SignalR and solvers for product configuration models form two essential cornerstones, which we will explain to you in this article.

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OXID Cloud: This is why scalable hosting for OXID eShop makes sense

OXID eShop is characterized by high process stability and is one of the most popular store systems within the DACH region, not least for this reason. If the platform is hosted in a scalable cloud, it can fully play out its strengths. In this article, we will therefore focus on the reasons that speak for cloud hosting with OXID eShop. With Microsoft Azure, we will also introduce you to an efficient cloud solution that you can use for your OXID store.

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GraphQL vs. REST: Which is better suited for interface development?

CMS and shop systems are not all-round solutions for the web presence that can do everything. In view of ever more new and complex requirements, this claim would be utopian. Rather, the systems are the foundation on which an individual website can be created. For some time now, this has been realized via interfaces that allow new systems and functions to be integrated. Representational State Transfer, or REST for short, has long been the dominant standard for web APIs. With GraphQL, this is now getting competition. In this blog post, we therefore look at the similarities and differences between the two principles and clarify the question of which one is more suitable for your project.

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How to use push message for your marketing strategy

Used correctly, push messages can be an effective tool for an efficient marketing strategy. However, as with many marketing measures, the same applies here: Do not use this tool too much. In this article, we’ll explain the benefits of push messages and how you can use them for your business with the help of our OXID eShop app.

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