Vinai is a passionate Web Developer and open source enthusiast since 1998. Today his main focus in on Training Developers how to customize Magento.
Since March 2008 Vinai specialized on the Magento platform, which, at the time, still was in the later Beta stages. Working as a freelancer for his own clients and as in large teams he was able to gather valuable experience in projects ranging from very small to quite large. This enabled Vinai to move into training Developers how to eﬀectively customize Magento. Since then he has spent thousands of hours giving trainings, both in-house and open to everybody, in all aspects of the Magento platform. Topics range from extension development to using git with Magento, performance tuning and automated testing.
Since March 2010 he also is Instructor for the oﬃcial Magento U developer trainings for Magento. He spent two years as a full time employed trainer for Magento, but decided he preferred the freedom to focus on projects he choses himself, and works as a freelancer again since January 2014.
He is a member of the Magento Certiﬁcation Advisory Board and was one of the ﬁrst to pass the MCD+ exam. Vinai is co-author of the German Magento Developer Handbook published by O’Reilly in 2010.
Meet Magento 2014
10:30 — 13.05.2014
On stores with a small number of products it can make sense to completely replace the usual Magento front end and build a single page shop. This page contains the product presentation and enables the customer to check out easily.
Meet Magento 2017
14:15 — 23.05.2017