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Ben Marks #London Nov 2
The most excellent doing his thing at . Konockout.js will be deprecated once is GA!
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Anton Kril Nov 2
Replying to @willemwigman @benmarks
Luma will be deprecated and supported for a while. But yes eventually it will be dropped, and PWA studio will be the only frontend.
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Joost van Veen Nov 3
This is confusing news. We whave several clients planned for transfer from M1 to M2, all on custom built front ends - which is a very big and costly overhaul for them. Are you saying they will need to have their complete frontend rebuilt again in a few years?
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willem wigman Nov 3
I think you could see it like an M1 shop that’s not on the RWD theme. It still works and will work for a long time. But it’s not the latest and fanciest technology. Pretty sure there’s still plenty M1 sites around with a heavily customized theme that’s not based on RWD.
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Joost van Veen
That would be totally okay. The phrase that struck me was that both Blank and Luma would be totally removed. Which would mean any theme based on Blank or Luma would not work anymore. That *would* be a problem for shop owners who have recently invevested in a new custom M2 shop
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Enno Stuurman Nov 3
Agree I would advise any shop owner who still has to start M1 to M2 replatform to not start on Blank or Luma OOTB themes but either wait for or start building custom modern FE stack on top. This clear message from Magento supports this IMO.
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Joost van Veen Nov 3
Yep, that is what I read into this message as well.
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Ben Marks #London Nov 3
The wait will be years in that case.
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Joost van Veen Nov 3
Which is why I find it confusing. On the one hand PWA is great but still in its infancy, on the other hand building a new shop on a frontend that will break in a few years time seems a waste of time and effort. What woukd you recommend as the best way to go?
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Ben Marks #London Nov 3
I think that , myself, and some others will get together soon to give some guidance. Full disclosure: I am not well informed at this point, so I won't be surprised if we know these details already. Getting them out to everyone ASAP will be a priority.
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Joost van Veen Nov 3
Thanks, Ben - I would greatly appreciate that!
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