News

It all started in the summer of 2012. Since then, a lot has happened. Both the team and the company continue to grow. 

2017

November 2017
  • We welcome our newest addition to the team: Peter Lohaus starts his job as a project manager for integer_net.
  • Meet Magento Spain brings together Spanish and international Magento folks. On November 7th, Sonja held a talk about embracing change at the event in Madrid.
  • On November 10th at MageTitans in Manchester, Andreas and Fabian join the crowd of Magento enthusiasts and take part in the developer exchange before the actual event as well as the conference. There, Fabian takes the stage to talk about his journey to test automation.
  • On November 17th, MageTestFest gathered Magento developers in Amersfoort to learn more about testing in Magento. Fabian represented our team on stage as one of the seven speakers with his talk about testing fatigue.
October 2017
  • The 30th Magento Meetup Aachen takes place on October 9th. For this anniversary, we get together at a new location at navabi, an online store located in Aachen. The talks by Andreas Mautz and Stephan Hochdörfer offer a lot of technical information about GitLab Pipelines and Dependency Injection.
  • On October 14th and 15th, FireGento e.V. invites to an internal hackathon in Essen. Andreas joins the group on this weekend at the Linux Hotel to work on Magento 2 Pull Requests and to exchange ideas with other members of the association.
September 2017
  • We’re growing! Bernard joins our team as a backend developer.
  • On September 18th and 19th, Sonja is at Meet Magento Poland in Krakow to hold a talk about Content Commerce.
  • This month it becomes official: integer_net is now the godmother of a raccoon at the zoo in Aachen.
  • With Belgian beers, friees and great talks the Meet Magento Belgium offers a lot. Andreas, Bernard, Fabian and Sandro are in Brussels on September 27th.
  • At the end of the month, the team shows they are “integer_fit”: At the Aachen company run on September 29th, Cristina, Andreas, Bernard and Christian demonstrate that they don’t only know how to type ‘run’ in the command line but they can execute it themselves.
August 2017
  • August 24th is a very special day for Andreas, Sandro and Sonja: The three of them go to Cologne to take part in the beta certification for “Magento 2 Solution Specialist”. 5 weeks later we get the results: they all passed!
  • The last weekend in August is reserved for MageUnconference NL in Utrecht. After the great initial event last year, Sonja joins the international get together again.
July 2017
  • On July 26th, we at integer_net celebrate our company anniversary! Five years of professional web development with Magento. 
June 2017
May 2017
  • Meet Magento DE is on May 22nd and 23rd in Leipzig. This is an absolute must for our team at integer_net. This year, we offer several talks: Andreas von Studnitz takes part in a panel discussion on the current state of Magento, Fabian Schmengler’s talk about “Magento Test Automation: My Journey” provides a personal perspective, Sandro Wagner takes up the topic “Frontend Development in Magento 2 – The Good, the Bad & the Ugly” and Sonja Riesterer shows how “Content Marketing in practice” can be done even with limited resources.
  • Right after the Meet Magento DE on May 24th, FireGento e.V. organises a training for Magento 2 merchants, project managers and all others who want to learn more about Magento’s admin panel. Sonja Riesterer conducts this one-day training.
April 2017
  • It’s the biggest Magento event of the whole year: Imagine. From April 3rd to 5th Andreas von Studnitz and Sonja Riesterer made use of the opportunity to go to Las Vegas and be in touch with Magento employees and others from the Magento ecosystem. We also made sure not to miss any events, organised around the official conference: the hackathon, Pre-Imagine and the Magento Community Run at Hoover Dam.
  • On April 24th, the Magento Meetup Aachen takes place. Next to a recap of Imagine by Sonja Riesterer we have a talk by Axel Horneff (Code4Business) about ERP extensions and ERP systems on our agenda.
March 2017
  • On 4-5 March integer_net attends MageUnconference in Cologne. We look forward to an open exchange of current topics and are happy to support this event as a main sponsor.
  • As a great way to end this month we have released IntegerNet_Solr for Magento 2. After the success of Magento 1 extension to improve product search you can now easily integrate the open source search engine Solr in your Magento store.
February 2017
  • Now these are some great news! Fabian Schmengler has been chosen to be one of this year’s Magento Masters – an award program by Magento. In the category “Mentors” Magento award him for his extraordinary work for the Magento community. Whether it’s in his blog posts, at speaker engangements or on Magento StackExchange, Fabian is always eager to provide helpful solutions as well as valuable information. Congratulations, Fabian!
  • More of these great news! Sonja Riesterer too has been chosen to be one of this year’s Magento Masters – an award program by Magento. She is awarded in the category “Makers” for contributions to Magento meetups, MageUnconference and diverse talks at Magento events. For us at integer_net this means that we are the only company with two Magento masters in their team. Congratulations, Sonja!
  • The integer_net team grows! Daniel Riemer joins our project management team.
  • On 6 February, we organize the Magento meetup Aachen for an evening filled with developer topics: all developers are invited to share their stories and experiences with Magento 2. Additionally, Fabian Blechschmidt introduces Lizards & Pumpkins to speed up your Magento catalog.
  • This week continues with more Magento events: On 7 February, Fabian Schmengler travels to Paris to Magento Live France to hold a talk about how to port a Magento 1 extension to Magento 2.
  • On 9 February, Andreas von Studnitz is in Munich at the local Magento meetup to talk about his experiences with Magento 2 as a Magento 1 developer.
  • The following day, there is a developer training for Magento 1 developers who want to get started with Magento 2. Andreas is the trainer of this one day training organised by Firegento.
  • We don’t stop with our Magento enthusiasm on the weekend: For a hackathon Fabian Schmengler and Sandro Wagner join Andreas in Munich. Sonja Riesterer takes part remotely.
January 2017
  • We start the New Year with a trip to the Magento meetup in Cologne. Even though the possibility for a BBQ on the roof-deck on 12 January is rather unlikely, we look forward to a talk about Google Tag Manager.

2016

December 2016
  • One of Aachen’s famous attractions is the traditional Christmas market. So when the time has come for mulled wine, the Magento meetup takes place at the Christmas market. On 5 december at 6 o’clock, we meet for drinks outside at Katschhof, located between the city hall and Aachen Cathedral. We are looking forward to see you there!
November 2016
  • On 02 November, we organize the Magento meetup in Aachen. This time, we plan to discuss payment methods in Magento 2. Our special guest is Fabian Glamann (PayPal). In addition, Christian Philipp gives an introduction to other payment types available in Magento 2. Anyone interested is welcoem to join us.
  • MageTitans is a series of events organized by Magento developers for developers. On 12 November the event is back in Manchester. Fabian Schmengler gives a talk on how to port an extension to Magento 2 and Andreas von Studnitz is there, too, to see the top-class talks from well-known Magento experts.
October 2016
September 2016
  • dmexco – that is the biggest exhibition and conference for digital marketing in Germany. On 14-15 September, more than 50,000 visitors are expectected in the halls of Koelnmesse, one of them is our own Sonja Riesterer.
  • On 14 September we launch the new responsive design of Gustini, the online store for Italian food and delicatessen.
  • On 21 September Trink Meer Tee sets sail: this new Magento store offers organic teas, combined with a design that matches its Northern German origin. For this store, we are responsible for both Magento development and responsive templating.
  • Meet Magento Poland takes place on 19-20 September. One of the attendees in Poznań is Andreas von Studnitz, who presents “Magento Worst Practices”.
August 2016
  • On Monday, 29th August, the next Magento meetup in Aachen takes place, this time with talks designed for a technical audience. Robert Douglass from platform.sh shares his insights of Magento 2 Enterprise Cloud Edition. Fabian Schmengler from integer_net presents “IDE Friendly Code” – tips for a better IDE support in Magento 1 and 2.
July 2016
  • In the beginning of July, the German Magento community gathers in Leipzig to attend Meet Magento Germany. We join the event and also hold talks: Andreas von Studnitz and Fabian Schmengler report of their experiences of porting a Magento extension to Magento 2. You can find the German slides here. On the event’s second day, Andreas holds a talk on online store security. The German slides are available on Slideshare.
  • Right before Meet Magento Germany, Firegento organizes a Magento Hackathon in Leipzig. Sonja Riesterer takes part in the weekend filled with coding.
  • Towards the end of this month, we have a good reason to clink glasses: On 26 July we celebrate integer_net’s four year anniversary. Four years of working together in versatile and exciting projects, four years as a team inside this lively Magento community. Thank you to all who have accompanied us along the way. We are looking forward to the next four years together!
June 2016
  • As attendees, we join the Magento meetup on 20 June in Cologne, organised by Carmen Bremen and Till Hess.
  • Just one week afterwards, we invite everyone interested in Magento to come to Magento meetup in Aachen on 28 June. On this evening, the talks are less technical: Nikolai Krambrock shows ways how to measure how successful a search engine advertising campaign is. Afterwards, Andreas von Studnitz gives a report of Magento Imagine and Magento’s status quo.
May 2016
  • The Dutch edition of Meet Magento invited you to join the event on May 12-13 in Utrecht. Andreas von Studnitz was there, plus had a talk about security in Magento stores (slides).
April 2016
  • This is probably the most important event of this year: Imagine, Magento’s very own event, takes place on 11th – 13th April, with a lot of different talks, evening get togethers and community events. Andreas von Studnitz represents us at this event in Las Vegas as one of more than 2500 visitors.
  • On 18th April, it’s time for the next Magento meetup Aachen. This time we focus on technical topics. Our very own Sandro Wagner presents his Magento 2 frontend workflow. Sven Wappler shares his experiences from his first Magento 2 project.
  • The last week of April takes Fabian Schmengler, Cristina Pisca and Sandro Wagner to Croatia: four days at the Developers Paradise promise a lot of fun in the sun and interesting topics during the sessions. On of them is presented by Fabian, explaining how to port a Magento 1 extension to Magento 2, as he has done with our Solr extension for Magento.
March 2016
  • On March 12th and 13th our whole team is in Berlin to attend the MageUnconference. In contrast to normal conferences, talks are not set prior to the event but on the days’ mornings, based on the attendees proposals. We support this event with a sponsoring as it promotes a free and open discourse among developers, project managers and shop owners which is beneficial to all.
  • Immediately afterwards, Sonja Riesterer sets off to the Meet Magento Sweden in Stockholm, where she represents us with a talk about Product Search in Magento 2.
  • We are also at the Magento meetup in Hamburg: Sonja Riesterer visits her former “meetup home” on 23rd March.
February 2016
  • This month two of us make a trip to the South: Andreas von Studnitz and Sonja Riesterer both hold talks at MageTitans on February 5th in Milan. This event is especially for Magento developers. Last year’s edition in Manchester was a great success thanks to its excellent talks.
  • On February 15th it’s time for the 21st Magento meetup in Aachen. There are two talks on this day’s agenda: Stefan Sauerbier (AOE) presents methods and tipps for agile project management and Sonja Riesterer informs about Magento 2 and its most recent developments.
January 2016

2015

December 2015
  • The 20th Magento meetup in Aachen takes place at the Aachen Christmas Market, following the popular tradition of the last years.
November 2015
October 2015
  • Employment of Sonja Riesterer as Marketing Manager who passes the test for “Magento Certified Solution Specialist” as one of her first tasks.
  • The module IntegerNet_Solr is updated and improved with some new features.
  • 3 members of our integer_net team attend the Meet Magento CH, Sonja Riesterer holds a talk about personas. A part of our team participates at the following Hackathon, too.
  • We finish the relaunch of Villeroy & Boch, implementing a responsive design in a Magento Enterprise Edition.
September 2015
  • The 19th Magento meetup Aachen – we meet at the local cafe & bar called zuhause.
August 2015
June 2015
  • The 18th Magento meetup Aachen takes place.
May 2015
  • The majority of integer_net employees attends the Meet Magento DE in Leipzig.
April 2015
  • The 17th Magento meetup Aachen – this time in our offices
March 2015
  • integer_net is represented at the Mage Unconference in Berlin as a sponsor. Several of us will be there.
January 2015

2014

December 2014
November 2014
  • 5 integer_net team members will participate to the Webcon in Aachen. Andreas von Studnitz gives a lecture on the topic “Magento – an overview”
  • On our Partner Day we had some of our partners come over to explor Aachen and exchange
October 2014
September 2014
  • Andreas von Studnitz will be at the Meet Magento NYC
  • Christian Philipp and Fabian Schmengler pass the test for “Magento Certified Solution Specialist”
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
  • Fabian Schmengler joins the team as Magento Backend Developer
  • Relaunch of design-bestseller
May 2014
  • Andreas von Studnitz passes the test for Magento Certified Solution Specialist
  • Relaunch of the shop trenddeko.ch
  • Andreas von Studnitz is participating as a speaker at the Meet Magento NL in Utrecht
  • Lecture on the topic “Importing Products into Magento – A comparison of the different methods” (more information)
  • The whole integer_net team is present on the Meet Magento #8.14 in Leipzig
  • Presentation by Andreas von Studnitz and Nikolai Krambrock (code4business Software GmbH) on “Code Quality with Magento” (German)
  • Employment of Sandro Wagner for Frontend Development and Media Design
April 2014
  • Employment of Cristina Pisca for testing and project management
February 2014
January 2014
  • Christian Philipp is participating at the Magento Developers Paradise in Kaprun
  • Presentation on “Click ‘n ‘ go ? Why shop owners shouldn’t install Magento modules on their own (and should ask experts for it)” (Slides)

2013

November 2013
October 2013
  • Andreas von Studnitz is participating to the MagentoLive UK in London (Our review)
  • Employment of Sören Zorn for Magento Development
September 2013
  • Christian Philipp and Andreas von Studnitz are present on the Magento Developer Conference “Developers Paradise” (Our review)
  • New presentation by Andreas von Studnitz regarding “Analysis of Magento stores ” (Slides)
August 2013
June 2013
April 2013
March 2013
  • Christian Philipp and Andreas von Studnitz are participanting on the Magento Developer Conference “Developers Paradise Winter Edition” (Our review)
  • A new presentation by Andreas von Studnitz about “data import to Magento” (Slides)
  • integer_net is represented at the CeBit at the Magento booth
January 2013

2012

December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
  • Andreas von Studnitz is present at the Magento Developers Conference “Developers Paradise” with a presentation about internationalization (Slides)
August 2012
  • Formation of the company integer_net GmbH with four partners
  • Moving into the new office at the airport Aachen-Merzbrück