If you already worked with the e-commerce software Magento you know it's the same as with folk music or Bayern Munich: you either love it or you hate it. The reason for this is that Magento is both flexible and complex, resource intensive and very capable. Plus it's about 7 years old now and still it's one of the (if not the) most popular cart softwares. But behold! Finally, Magento 2 is on the horizon and should be available by the end of the year. Let's have a look at the foundation of Magento 2, its current state and when you may want to use it.