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  • TIL Thursday: Improve the Performance of Repeated GET Requests with Cached Models and Collections

    With cached Backbone models and collections, you can speed up repeated calls for the same data by accessing the results straight from the browser's memory. They short-circuit the GET requests of calls that browser has already made, and loads the existing results straight away.  Read More...

  • Check for Missing Product Images with the Item Search API

    The item search API is a REST API that powers every product-related page on your SuiteCommerce site. However, what novel uses are there for it? This post looks at how we could use it to quickly search for missing item images, including those for matrix color options.   Read More...

  • Learn How to Make Code-Level Item Search API Calls

    The item search API can return data about your entire inventory. While it's easily accessible via URL, do you know the easiest ways to access it via the models and collections built into SuiteCommerce source code? Let's take a look.  Read More...

  • Nine Key Areas to Look At When Troubleshooting Ecommerce Performance

    One of our most popular sessions at SuiteWorld 2018 was one led by Diego Cardozo and Mark Sweeting on troubleshooting SuiteCommerce performance. In their talk, the duo gave nine practical steps developers can take to troubleshoot performance problems with their site. In this post, I want to revisit their talk and summarize the key points.  Read More...

  • Read our new Performance Guidelines

    Building a successful ecommerce site isn't all about good functionality and the right inventory: it can be about other things like branding, user experience, and product imagery. But there's one thing that perhaps we don't talk about too much: performance. Our performance engineers have put together new, comprehensive guidelines with actionable steps you can follow to improve the performance of your site.  Read More...

  • Show a Shopper their Product Reviews with Product Data

    In this tutorial we're going to create a page in my account so that a shopper can log in and see what products they've reviewed. More than that, though, we're going to do something quite complicated, which is to pull item data that is associated with the items that they've reviewed. We're going to look at the search API, records and some frontend jujutsu.  Read More...

  • Developing Your First Custom SuiteCommerce Advanced Module: Part 3

    In the article of this series, we added code that allows us to perform the API operations. In this – the third article – we're going to focus on implementing some aesthetic changes to the module as well as introducing validation, so that the data users submits conforms to acceptable standards. So we now have an application that returns a static object of data to our site. But now we want to interact with the NetSuite application so that we can manipulate data stored on it.  Read More...