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Magento Extensions Development

By : Jérémie Bouchet
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Magento Extensions Development

By: Jérémie Bouchet

Overview of this book

Magento has been revealed as the best and the most popular open source e-commerce platform in the world, with about 250k+ online stores. Magento 2 is the most recent version of this awesome toolset: every new and modern development techniques are used to offer a real modular approach and powerful architecture. The book will support you in the writing of innovative and complex extensions. Starting from the beginning, we will cover how to set up a development environment that allows you to be really efficient in your functionality writing, including GIT registering and many other development tools. We then move on to provide a large overview of the best practices to scale your module in a high-load environment. After these foundations, you will see how to use test driven-development (TDD) and unit tests to handle your code. We then build a complex extension together, step by step, and internationally-ready. Next, you will find out how to protect the users’ data. Finally, we will take a look a publishing the extension on the new Magento Connect marketplace and how to protect your intellectual property. After you read this book, you will know everything you need to know to become an invaluable extension editor, whether it is for your customers’ needs or for your own requirements.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Magento Extensions Development
About the Author
About the Reviewer

Why perform testing in Magento?

One of the goals of Magento is to improve test automation. These tests are made to improve the quality of the code and to get a serious image in the modern world of software development.

With the number of sensitive Magento projects increasing, test automation is gaining popularity. Magento is delivered with data tests covering all of types of tests, such as unit tests and functional tests. Magento wants to demonstrate the quality and strength of its code, and tests became an integral part of this. So, for Magento, code is incomplete if it has not been tested.

Magento has integrated many tools for testing; PHPUnit is one of them.

Types of test

There are many types of test. Each of these tests has a goal:

These tests are as follows:

  • Unit tests are used by developers to isolate the logical parts of code and check whether they work well. They are located in dev/tests/unit.

  • Integration tests determine whether there are issues between components and the environment...